From: John Maddock (john_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-02-29 11:28:07
> Right now there are 3 libraries near review, each using their
> own set of similar macros:
> - circular_buffer
> - indexed_set
> - serialization
> The reasons to use macros instead of RAII is convenience
> and performance.
> Some compilers (BCB) do not allow try/catch with
> exceptions disabled so some solution is needed.
> It would be better to have and use standardized macros
> in Boost.
> Example: macros used in indexed_set:
> #if !defined(BOOST_NO_EXCEPTIONS)
> # define BOOST_INDEXED_SET_TRY try
> # define BOOST_INDEXED_SET_CATCH(x) catch(x)
> # define BOOST_INDEXED_SET_RETHROW throw
> # define BOOST_INDEXED_SET_TRY
> # define BOOST_INDEXED_SET_CATCH(x) if(0)
> # define BOOST_INDEXED_SET_RETHROW
> Compiles w/o warnings on VC6+, BCB gives unreachable
> code warning (but I'll try to find workaround).
I doubt you'll find a satisfactory one, there are pragmas that can disable
those warnings, but that introduces even more code than the traditional:
I suggest we review these when the first of these lib's comes up for review,
anyone else want to comment?
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