[LLVMdev] isa and friends as an alternative to dynamic cast?

Jeff Cohen jeffc at jolt-lang.org
Sat Apr 23 19:46:54 PDT 2005

This may be the case with GCC, but VC++ allows exception handling to be 
enabled while RTTI is disabled.  According to VC++ documentation, RTTI 
is needed only to support dynamic_cast, the typeid operator, and the 
type_info class.

Chris Lattner wrote:

> On Thu, 21 Apr 2005, Jeff Cohen wrote:
>> That's a good point.
> I think there are some issues with doing this (e.g. EH doesn't work, 
> so the very few places we use it would have to be modified), but other 
> than that I fully support the idea.
> -Chris

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