Re: Exception specifications unfortunate, and what about their future?

"Nevin :-] Liber" <>
Thu, 11 Dec 2008 13:11:48 CST
In article
<>, wrote:

- The throws specification of a function can include the keyword auto.
        void foo() throw(auto);
        void bar() throw(std::bad_alloc, auto);
        void baz() throw(auto, std::bad_alloc);

What is the difference between:

   void foo();
   void foo() throw(auto);
   void foo() throw(std::bad_alloc, auto);
   void foo() throw(auto, std::bad_alloc);

If this were the body of foo:

    static unsigned u;
    if (++u % 2)
        throw u;
        throw std::bad_alloc();

I don't see any difference, either at compile time or run time, between
the four declarations.

Could you provide an example that shows the differences between the four

 Nevin ":-)" Liber <> 773 961-1620

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