Cost of having try-catch statements?

Andrew Haley aph@redhat.com
Wed Aug 11 16:28:00 GMT 2004


Ranjit Mathew writes:
 > 
 > GCC builds for Windows from MinGW (www.mingw.org) however
 > use SJLJ (setjmp-longjmp) based exception handling which
 > does involve an overhead even in the "normal" case. This
 > is needed at the moment to correctly unwind over a Windows
 > events callback stack.

Eh.  Maybe my mind is going, but I thought I'd seen a patch to unwind
over Windows callbacks.

Andrew.



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