James R. Phillips
Fri Jul 1 04:46:00 GMT 2005
--- Brian Dessent wrote:
> Out of curiosity, what if anything have you done to address the SJLJ
> issue/PR 14563? To summarize, the Cygwin packaged gcc has had
> --enable-sjlj-exceptions for quite a while because DW2 exceptions are
> broken in certain circumstances (namely, when throwing an exception in a
> function used in a callback where the caller doesn't know DW2, eg. win32
> api.) I don't know much at all about octave but if it does not use any
> callbacks in these situations then it might be worthwhile if you
> compiled the binaries with a DW2 EH-enabled gcc, to avoid the massive
> speed hit reported.
This issue occurs in John Eaton's list of stuff to do, but I don't know
anything else about it. Will forward to octave maintainers list for comments.
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