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Re: Keeping unreachable code
- From: Hans-Peter Nilsson <hp at bitrange dot com>
- To: Casper Hornstrup <chorns at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- Cc: <gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org>, Robert Dewar <dewar at gnat dot com>
- Date: Sun, 3 Feb 2002 20:11:04 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: Keeping unreachable code
On Mon, 4 Feb 2002, Casper Hornstrup wrote:
> I am doing this because I'm developing a open source Windows NT clone (see
> www.reactos.com) using GCC/MinGW. MS Visual C++ compiler supports Structured
> Exception Handling (SEH), which is exception handling at the OS and compiler
> level, but GCC does not.
> SEH can be used to make robust drivers and is required for some
> types of Windows NT drivers. MinGW will benefit from SEH support in GCC too
> since Windows applications can use it too.
Beware of microsoft patents in the area of "structured exception
handling". IIRC there are some related to the stack layout they