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Re: [3.3] Followup to C++ forced unwinding
- From: Fergus Henderson <fjh at cs dot mu dot OZ dot AU>
- To: Mark Mitchell <mark at codesourcery dot com>
- Cc: Ulrich Drepper <drepper at redhat dot com>, Jason Merrill <jason at redhat dot com>, Richard Henderson <rth at redhat dot com>, gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, ncm at cantrip dot org
- Date: Thu, 1 May 2003 13:35:34 +1000
- Subject: Re: [3.3] Followup to C++ forced unwinding
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On 30-Apr-2003, Mark Mitchell <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> A compromise position is to call std::terminate for now. At some later
> date, when a consensus has arisen, after consulting the POSIX and C++
> committees, we can choose what to do.
So long as std::terminate() is called only if/when a catch(...) handler
finishes without rethrowing the cancellation exception, I think that is
a reasonable *interim* solution.
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