Re: throw without try or catch block

red floyd <>
Thu, 18 Jun 2009 16:38:06 CST
On Jun 18, 6:28 am, herhighness <> wrote:

On Jun 16, 10:50 pm, Matthias Berndt <> wrote:

1. can you throw without a try/catch block - is this legal?

Of course, that's the point. Otherwise, there would hardly be a
difference between an exception and a simple goto statement.
2. if you can, why am I getting a warning at those throw statements.

How are we supposed to know? You didn't tell us what the warning says.

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I did tell,

The warning says, - "Will never be executed "

Another example is a place like this...

if (ret==NULL)
       throw new std::runtime_error("Could not start/reset timer"); <--


my guess is that the compiler has determined that ret could never be

Also, don't throw a pointer.

    throw std::runtime_eror("could not start/reset timer");

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