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From "Farid Zaripov" <>
Subject RE: svn commit: r563682 - in /incubator/stdcxx/trunk/src: once.cpp once.h
Date Mon, 20 Aug 2007 17:05:38 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Martin Sebor [] 
> Sent: Tuesday, August 14, 2007 7:39 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: svn commit: r563682 - in 
> /incubator/stdcxx/trunk/src: once.cpp once.h
> Thanks for pointing it out! I noticed it too when I tested 
> the change on Windows but I haven't decided how to deal with 
> it yet. Compilers often assume that functions with C linkage 
> don't throw exceptions and generate code that breaks when an 
> exception does end up being thrown.
> I think MSVC is one of them, and gcc another. We should 
> probably add a config test to determine whether a compiler 
> allows exceptions to pass through C code and only rethrow the 
> exception only when it does.
> In the opposite case we'll need to decide how to handle the exception.
> Any suggestions?

  Why the internal function should be extern "C"?


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