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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-08-23 17:52:07

"Jonathan Turkanis" <technews_at_[hidden]> writes:

> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> Jeff Holle <jeff.holle_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> No it is not. Even if you aren't throwing due to memory starvation,
>> you could run out of memory during unwinding, when the exception is
>> copied. That leads you directly to terminate(). Do not pass Go; do
>> not collect $200.
> So basically my advice is all wrong ?

?? I only said Jeff was wrong.

> If you have to embed strings, make sure all allocation takes place
> at the time of construction, and use reference counting?

Yes, that's right.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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