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Re: Question about Qt exception handling



On Monday 05 December 2005 17:27, Pierre Barbier de Reuille wrote:
> Kevin Krammer a écrit :
> > On Thursday 01 December 2005 17:23, Pierre Barbier de Reuille wrote:
> >>Well, I don't understand why ! The default options are *with* exception
> >>support !!!! Then, I already tried to compile debian packages with
> >>exception support and it just works very fine ! I don't see any reason
> >>to *explicitly* remove the exception handling.
> >
> > It has been deactivated traditionally because earliert GCC (I think <
> > 4.0) introduced runtime overhead even when no exception was raised.
> >
> > If this has improved it might be interesting to see how other Qt
> > dependent code reacts to the change, notably KDE
> >
> > I would guess that any code assuming no exception policy might crash in
> > situation it would have otherwise handled gracefully.
> >
> > Cheers,
> > Kevin
>
> Ok, I may test the behavior of KDE with that (even though when I
> compiled Qt with exception support I did not notice anything but my
> program working properly ;) ). I'll keep the list informed.

Exceptions is currently a hot topic on kde-devel

http://lists.kde.org/?t=113372578400001&r=1&w=2

Cheers,
Kevin

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