Exceptions declaration and static analysis

dvd dvd+nntp@gnx.it
Fri Jan 29 14:54:00 GMT 2016

On 2016-01-29, Jonathan Wakely <jwakely.gcc@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 29 January 2016 at 14:06, dvd wrote:
>> Is this a totally waste of time and energy? Or it could be useful (even if not
>> 100% accurate)?
> I was surprised not to see any mention of C++98 exception
> specifications in your mail.

I didn't mention it because it is now deprecated and my brain
automatically switched to an attributes based approach.

> They aren't statically checked, but I don't see a need to invent a new
> attribute to re-declare the information they can already provide. Do
> you simply want to avoid the deprecated feature?

Yes, but I'm open to any suggestions.

> Are you only checking throw expressions in the function itself, or
> transitively checking the attribute on all called functions?

The grand plan is to check the attribute on every called function

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