2006.09.22 19:21 "Re: [Tiff] libjpeg", by Joris Van Damme
Exceptions require using C++ (to throw and catch the exception) and compiling the library (or at least linking it) using a C++ compiler. It used to be that some C++ exception implementations were not thread safe but current ones seem to be thread safe. C++ exceptions are pretty portable on modern systems using modern compilers since they are part of the C++ standard.
Yes, still, it's C++, we likely don't want to go there inside LibTiff.
Toby Thain wrote:
- If this really is an issue, are exceptions a good alternative? Or do Linux guys not have exceptions? Are exceptions portable?
> Language issue merely. If you library is built in C, then no; in C++, > then yes.
Anyone sees any options aside of longjump, exceptions, and synchronisation, that all seems to have clear disadvantages?
Joris Van Damme
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