C++ exceptions in HotSpot source code

Douglas Simon doug.simon at oracle.com
Thu Sep 9 02:16:17 PDT 2010


Just out of curiousity, why (apart from good taste!) are C++ exceptions not used in HotSpot source code? Is it problems with the semantics of C++ exceptions or something to do with problematic implementations of exceptions by various C++ compilers or a combination of the two?


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