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Subject: Re: [boost] [Thread] Win32 exception handling
From: Chris Newbold (Chris.Newbold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-11-25 13:44:06

> From: boost-bounces_at_[hidden] [mailto:boost-
> bounces_at_[hidden]] On Behalf Of David Abrahams

> I talked to an organization a few days ago that wasn't using
> Boost.Thread because of the catch(...) clause in the thread launching
> functions.

Are you referring specifically to the catch(...) in thread_start_function?

> They wanted the usual Win32 termination behavior (where you
> get a stack backtrace) instead. While that might seem like a silly
> reason not to use Boost.Thread, it's legitimate.

Doesn't the call to std::terminate() from that catch(...) block result in the application dying in a manner which allows the debugger to intervene?


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