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Subject: Re: [boost] [exception] library update
From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-09 14:36:19

on Mon Sep 08 2008, "Emil Dotchevski" <> wrote:

> I've finished a major refactoring of the Exception library:
> 1) Thanks to Peter Dimov's boost/detail/sp_typeinfo.hpp, it now works
> with or without RTTI support.
> 2) I would like to thank Dave and Robert for complaining about the
> added weight to boost/throw_exception.hpp.

My pleasure. Any time you need someone to complain about something, you
can call on me ;-)

> I managed to reduce that cost to less than 400 lines total, all
> contained in boost/exception/exception.hpp which now does not #include
> anything (not even standard headers.)

Wow! That sounds like a major improvement.

Robert, do you think you can go back to using BOOST_THROW_EXCEPTION or
whatever it was that you dropped because of the weight?

Dave Abrahams
BoostPro Computing

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