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From: Matthias Troyer (troyer_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-04-08 14:09:59

I want to support this proposal. At the moment I always patch
those boost files which rely on exceptions to get a second
set of exception-free files for the same reason. The two main
libraries I patch that way are smart pointers and lexical_cast.


On Monday, April 8, 2002, at 07:59 PM, Giovanni Bajo wrote:

> RE: [boost] Proposal: string_castHello,
> I was wondering if it was possible to make boost work without exception
> support. I am not asking this as a way to support old compilers, but
> only
> because in my projects there are several points in which I have to
> disable
> exceptions for performance reasons (with most compilers, it seems that
> handling exceptions still have a high run-time cost). In a perfect world
> where exception support does not slow down your code (I don't know if
> this
> is possible at all), there would not be any problem, but for now I have
> to
> disable them. Wrapping try/catch keywords into preprocessor macros
> would do
> the trick, but I'm sure you already know this very well.
> Giovanni Bajo
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