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2006.09.22 14:20 "libjpeg", by Philip Watkinson
2006.09.22 14:31 "Re: libjpeg", by Bob Friesenhahn
2006.09.22 15:22 "Re: libjpeg", by Joris Van Damme
2006.09.22 16:31 "Re: libjpeg", by Bob Friesenhahn
2006.09.22 16:49 "Re: libjpeg", by Philip Watkinson
2006.09.22 17:09 "Re: libjpeg", by Bob Friesenhahn
2006.09.22 17:25 "Re: libjpeg", by Joris Van Damme
2006.09.23 00:51 "Re: libjpeg", by Graeme Gill
2006.09.23 01:45 "Re: libjpeg", by Bob Friesenhahn
2006.09.22 15:20 "Re: libjpeg", by Joris Van Damme
2006.09.22 16:42 "Re: libjpeg", by Bob Friesenhahn
2006.09.22 17:31 "Re: libjpeg", by Joris Van Damme
2006.09.22 18:09 "Re: libjpeg", by Toby Thain
2006.09.22 18:16 "Re: libjpeg", by Bob Friesenhahn
2006.09.22 19:21 "Re: libjpeg", by Joris Van Damme
2006.09.22 18:29 "Re: libjpeg", by Bob Friesenhahn
2006.09.22 19:18 "Re: libjpeg", by Joris Van Damme
2006.09.22 20:09 "Re: libjpeg", by Bob Friesenhahn
2006.09.22 20:21 "Re: libjpeg", by Joris Van Damme

2006.09.22 19:21 "Re: libjpeg", by Joris Van Damme

Bob Friesenhahn wrote:
> 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:
> > 2) 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.

Yes...

Anyone sees any options aside of longjump, exceptions, and
synchronisation, that all seems to have clear disadvantages?


Best regards,

Joris Van Damme
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