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Subject: Re: [boost] [system][filesystem v3] Question about error_codearguments
From: Sylvester-Bradley, Gareth (Gareth.Sylvester-Bradley_at_[hidden])
Date: 2009-10-29 07:10:45

> > "4 Destructor operations defined in the C++ standard library
> > shall not throw exceptions. "
> A library should either throw when the error is detected or not. If it
> doesn't, the user might still throw, but the *library* throwing later
> seems a very bad idea. Not to mention the issue that throwing in a
> destructor can end up calling abort().


Does that mean you are in favour of fixing "iostreams file_descriptor:
possible throw of exception in call to destructor"?

This was raised seven months ago. Since there's been no response from
the Boost.Iostreams maintainer, is it possible for someone else to make
the trivial patch?


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