Cost of having try-catch statements?

Martin Egholm Nielsen martin@egholm-nielsen.dk
Tue Aug 10 16:26:00 GMT 2004


>  > I was wondering: Is there any significant cost in having "unused" 
>  > try-catches in my code?
>  > That is, I have a method that 99.99% of the times invoked never throws a 
>  > given exception. However, in case it does, I need to log it...
> The only cost is the unwinder tables, (which are not read into memory
> unless your exception is thrown) and the handler itself, which may
> cause some instruction cache presure.
So practically no overhead?

Thanks,
  Martin



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