> On 13 Mar 2018, at 01:52, amon <a...@vnl.com> wrote: > > I've run across documentation in GNUstep that talks of NS_HANDLER, > etc, which I've never used. I presume this is something relatively > new from the Apple world as I don't remember it (or any error > handler) from NeXTstep and in fact I've pretty much always used > @try/@catch/@finally for about as long as I can remember and I > think before that I just rolled my own stack unwinder error > handler. > > Are they just macro covers over the original syntax or do they > add some features? > > I use a lot of @throw NSException's since daemon code is not > allowed to not work. It has to punt to a level that can retry, > no matter what goes wrong with the outside world. Hey, you never > know... a solar flare might have taken out the server I'm > taking data from! > > Are there any overriding reasons to shift an old body of code > over to the new method?
NS_HANDLER is the *original* exception handler, which predates @catch (it was the only exception handling mechanism for many years). If you are only using platforms with modern compilers, you don't need it. _______________________________________________ Discuss-gnustep mailing list Discussfirstname.lastname@example.org https://lists.gnu.org/mailman/listinfo/discuss-gnustep