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Subject: Re: [boost] [thread] thread_proxy's catch(...) destroys my stack info for unhandled exceptions
From: Ulrich Eckhardt (doomster_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-12-27 05:26:20

On Friday 26 December 2008 20:49:55 Roberto Gimenez wrote:
> When some unhandled exception is thrown inside my function, it would be
> good that is isn't actually handled, so I could collect the stack info
> from the core-dump.

There was a thread "[Thread] Win32 exception handling", starting 2008-11-25,
which had exactly this behaviour as reason. Before rehashing every argument
over, I would suggest reading that.

> So why is:
> catch(...)
> {
> std::terminate();
> }
> there? It looks unnecesary.

I think it is necessary for environments where std::terminate is not called
automatically, but that is no excuse for doing it unconditionally.


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