Should C functions automatically be nothrow?
dawg at dawgfoto.de
Tue Feb 7 16:47:05 PST 2012
On Tue, 07 Feb 2012 20:53:45 +0100, Walter Bright
<newshound2 at digitalmars.com> wrote:
> On 2/7/2012 5:40 AM, Stewart Gordon wrote:
>> On 07/02/2012 02:04, Jonathan M Davis wrote:
>>> Can C functions throw? I don't know of any way that a C function could
>> On top of what the others have said, functions written in C can
>> certainly throw
>> such things as AVs.
> Although seg faults are converted into D exceptions on Windows by
> druntime, and so can be caught, I suspect this was not a good idea. It's
> completely non-portable to other systems.
> Nor would C code do such a conversion anyway.
I'm not a big fan of translating async exceptions which causes enough bad
usage in C++ land.
We're translating them to Errors though.
Visual C++ allows to switch between different EH models
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