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From: Jeff Flinn (TriumphSprint2000_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-11-13 08:13:09

I thought I read that VS7.1 will target windows ce platforms?

Jeff Flinn
Applied Dynamics, International

"Ben Hutchings" <ben.hutchings_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
> Reuti_at_[hidden] <Reuti_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> > Has anyone tried building regex++ lib for PPC using EVC++?
> > I can build it using VC++6.0 using the .mak files supplied
> > with it.But I am getting errors and warnings.
> > Error is regarding the use of typename keyword in lib source
> > and warning is about C++ Exceptions unwinding capability.
> >
> > I replaced C++ try, catch by Win32 __try , __except
> That isn't going to help you. While the Win32 exceptions will be
> caught and thrown there will be no unwinding of the stack, i.e.
> destructors for automatic variables will *not* be called. So the code
> will not work correctly in case of an exception.
> The approach I've seen is to call abort() instead of throwing, which
> is probably not a very good one.
> > but don't know what to do with template error?
> >
> > Can anybody help in this?
> > Also can it be confirmed that its possible to port it on Win CE?
> Not with EVC++. I'm afraid it's something of a waste of time to try
> to compile standard C++ code with it.
> There has been some work to port GNU C++ to WinCE but it is
> incomplete and so far as I know only covers SH3 and MIPS whereas
> the most popular architecture for WinCE now seems to be ARM.

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