EH in C (was: Re: (lack of) Thread-safe exceptions on AIX (gcc-2.95.1)

Zack Weinberg zack@wolery.cumb.org
Tue Feb 1 00:26:00 GMT 2000


On Tue, Feb 01, 2000 at 12:19:42AM -0800, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 01, 2000 at 12:31:21AM -0700, llewelly@198.dsl.xmission.com wrote:
> > This is what catch(...) { throw;} is for. It works just like finally.
> 
> No it doesn't -- __finally *always* runs, whether an
> exception is thrown or not.

The other thing to consider here is we probably don't want to drag all
of RTTI into C.

zw


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