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Subject: Re: [Boost-users] How to store on exception object ?
From: Sebastian Redl (sebastian.redl_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-08-31 13:07:40

On Aug 31, 2010, at 10:00 AM, Timothy Madden wrote:

> On 8/31/2010 6:04 PM, Steven Watanabe wrote:
>> Timothy Madden wrote:
>>> However how can I store a thrown object for later re-throw without the
>>> actual exception type ? Is there a way to do that ?
>> I think this is what boost::exception_ptr is for.
> It looks like that only works as long as every throw site uses enable_current_exception to throw.

Yes, that's a limit of the library-only approach of Boost.Exception. On the other hand, unless you have compiler support (C++0x has exception_ptr too), it's the best you'll get.


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