On Wed, 2007-02-14 at 13:19 -0300, Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Probably stack allocation doesn't matter much, as I think that would be
> unwinded by the longjmp call.  I don't know a lot about C++, but if
> there are allocations in the data area then those would probably not be
> freed.  But it makes me wonder -- is longjmp very compatible with C++
> exceptions at all?

"C-style stack unwinding (using setjmp and longjmp from <csetjmp>) is
incompatible with exception-handling and is best avoided." (Stroustrup,
p. 433).

Which presumably means that in practice, the interaction between these
features is implementation-defined.


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