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Subject: Re: [boost] Running b2 on develop needs asynch-exceptions=on
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2015-03-17 14:11:10


On 03/16/2015 09:59 PM, Andrey Semashev wrote:
> I don't think this is correct either. There are tests which do not require
> /EHa and also depend on multiple different compiled libraries including Test
> (e.g. tests in Thread, Log) and eventually on System as well. I'm sure most,
> if not all of these tests don't care about SEH and expect normal C++
> exceptions semantics.
> I think, async exceptions are a very special requirement which has to be
> expressed by the end user of the libraries - i.e. the test or user's
> <snip>

Boost.Test uses SEH to give better errors when
the test program crashes.

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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