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From: Victor A. Wagner, Jr. (vawjr_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-06-20 17:19:06

rely on unwinding _before_ the catch handler executes??
I didn't suggest within the throwing frame, I suggested a new frame (the
catch LOOKS almost like a function anyhow)..... catch (const
std::exception& except){body}
so the obvious question is: why _isn't_ it an exception?

At Thursday 2002/06/20 14:39, you wrote:
>Maybe. But is anyway too late for this; there are already many idioms
>relying on stack unwinding, such as RAII.
>It would break a lot of code -and a lot of thinking- if catch handlers
>executed from within the frame were the exception was thrown.
>I admit that not being able to access the throwing frame is a pain in the
>....and terminating the application just to take a snapshot of it is a though
>call -and for some of us not even an option-.
>Fernando Cacciola
>Sierra s.r.l.
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