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Re: stdexcept-implementation



On Tue, 18 Aug 1998, Nathan Myers wrote:

> Ryszard Kabatek wrote:
> 
> > The libstdc++-v3 implementation of the standard exception 
> > classes <stdexcept> differs from the previous release. 
> > Now the what_arg is stored in a character array, no more in 
> > a string object. This is the implementation from SGI's STL. 
> >
> > The SGI's string class does not use a reference counting, 
> > but the libstdc++ does. For this reason the old implementation, 
> > with a string, should be better for v3.
> 
> The decision about how to represent these exception objects
> is not settled.  The v3 release will include both string 
> implementations.  Should the release also include both
> stdexcept implementions?  Maybe.
> 
> Nathan Myers
> ncm@cygnus.com
> 

Do we need two std::string implementations?


Ryszard Kabatek
Martin-Luther University Halle-Wittenberg
Department of Physical Chemistry
Geusaer Str. 88, 06217 Merseburg, Germany
Tel. +49 3461 46 2487 Fax. +49 3461 46 2129
e-mail: kabatek@chemie.uni-halle.de