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Subject: Re: [boost] [stacktrace] review (changing vote to NO)
From: Artyom Beilis (artyom.beilis_at_[hidden])
Date: 2016-12-25 10:14:09

>> > Additionally I realized that with_trace and traced aren't parts of the >
>> > library! These should be built in there by default.
>> During the Review I've received multiple requests to embed stacktraces
>> into exceptions. And everyone was requesting to do that in a different way.
>> I've got about 5 different incompatible ways to do that, and everyone thinks
>> that there's only one (or at most 3) right ways to do that.
> There is one and only one way to do that, and it's to use Boost.Exception.
> That's what it's there for.
> Every library defining its own with_foo and with_bar exception wrappers is
> not the way to go.

As long as there is a simple way to throw an exception such that:

1. It is derived from std::exception
2. It contains information about the stack trace

It is ok for me.

But this basic functionality this way or other should be present.
I personally liked with_trace very much as very simple and intuitive,
straight forward and does not require redesign of exception
hierarchy (like I did in cppcms/booster)

> And neither is duplicating the standard exception
> hierarchy as in

I hadn't told that this is best approach
it just one possible approach that I designed for CppCMS (not boost)
I also hand't submitted it for boost review.


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