C++ Exception Handling: The gory details of an implementation—Peter Edwards

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The gory details of an C++ exception handling implementation.

C++ Exception Handling Implementation

by Peter Edwards


Modern implementations of exception handling make the facility almost cost free for those times you don't actually end up throwing an exception. There's a big complexity cost to this, and a lot of work that happens when we step off the happy path. This presentation rolls up its sleeves and looks at what actually happens when you throw an std::exception() on modern Linux systems.

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