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Subject: Re: [boost] [Stacktrace] review
From: Andrey Semashev (andrey.semashev_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-12-15 04:54:23

On 12/15/16 03:12, Emil Dotchevski wrote:
> I think that the stack trace should be embedded by default by
> boost::throw_exception (not by BOOST_THROW_EXCEPTION), with a new
> configuration macro that can be used to disable this new behavior. I think
> that performance concerns are unwarranted in this case, since throwing
> exceptions is expensive already; it is generally not a good idea to assume
> anything about its performance.

I disagree. Even though throwing an exception is not something that
should be on the hot path, performance still matters because the code
might have to be fast while processing failures as well.

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