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Subject: Re: [boost] Boost and exceptions
From: Emil Dotchevski (emildotchevski_at_[hidden])
Date: 2012-06-24 02:41:34

On Sat, Jun 23, 2012 at 6:50 PM, Dave Abrahams <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> The the more you pick at Emil's design and the more I check your
> arguments, the more impressed I am with the care he took. I may be
> misunderstanding, but IIUC, the "problem" that he "fixed" was that his
> change caused already-unsupported misuses of boost::throw_exception to
> stop compiling. It's arguable that those misuses *should* be flagged
> with compiler errors.

No, those were good compiler errors.

The problem I caused was because I made what I thought was a reasonable
assumption: that people who enable exception handling won't disable RTTI
(AFAIK this only applies to MSVC, other compilers depend on RTTI to
implement exception handling.)

Emil Dotchevski
Reverge Studios, Inc.

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