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From: Peter Dimov (pdimov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-04-20 16:09:59

Sebastian Redl:

>> Maybe the
>> best route is to just send a patch to the gcc people that implements
>> exception_ptr as a gnu extension? That would also give you more freedom
>> in your implementation choices.
> I've considered it. But
> 1) First I need to get it to work - as you say, I've got more choices
> with a change to libsupc++, but at a big cost.
> 2) Changing the current thing would break the C++ ABI! This is a huge
> thing to consider.
> 3) Effectively, I'd have to compile my own GCC, and make it use my own
> libsupc++. This is far from trivial.
> We'll see. First I get it to work, then I'll consider what to do with
> the code.

Maybe you should ask on the libstdc++ list if there's interest?

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