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Re: mingw32 DLLs, threads and exceptions HOWTO
catch(...) does not work simply because no exception is raised (LINUX won't
either). This is a MSVC runtime feature.
You have to install a SIGFPE signal handler and use setjmp/longjmp to get
> Ross Johnson wrote
> As you noted, the exception1.c test fails. For some reason
> catch(...) isn't catching the deliberate zero divide exception.
> I've substituted a different exception, which passes. (The
> test simply confirms that the redefinition of catch in
> pthread.h works.)