From: scott (scottw_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-08 18:37:16
> -----Original Message-----
> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden]
> [mailto:boost-bounces_at_[hidden]]On Behalf Of David Abrahams
> Sent: Monday, February 09, 2004 9:28 AM
> To: boost_at_[hidden]
> Subject: [boost] Re: future of boost.threads
> "Jeff Garland" <jeff_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > On Sun, 08 Feb 2004 11:23:37 -0500, David Abrahams wrote
> >> Christopher Currie <christopher_at_[hidden]> writes:
> > Why?
> Because we don't have the luxury of an extra compilation stage like
> Corba does. There's no way to stop unwinding with catch(...), store
> whatever arbitrary exception object was thrown, and then
> rethrow it later.
I'm guessing this is a reference to IDL compilation?
I see that generally Boost does not make use of code generators (i.e.
something that fits into a build procedure like "yacc"). It does
use "code generation" from MPL lists but that's something else. I'm
sure everyone understands this already but just had to show that
I did also :-)
Out of curiosity; is this a Boost policy? I vaguely thought I had
read some Boost library requirements along these lines but now cant
> Dave Abrahams
> Boost Consulting
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