[LLVMdev] exceptions in llvm projects
rspencer at reidspencer.com
Wed Mar 28 06:32:59 PDT 2007
On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 03:52 -0500, Ryan M. Lefever wrote:
> While creating compiler transformations for use with opt, I discovered
> that when configuring and making LLVM and its projects, exceptions are
> disabled. I'm assuming that was done for performance reasons.
That's correct. It makes LLVM slightly smaller too. Note that the tools
and a few libraries not not exception free at this point. Any Makefile
that has REQUIRES_EH:=1 in it will build with exceptions enabled.
> Is there
> any reason not to enable exceptions for LLVM projects?
Nope. Have at it. Just don't expect to catch many (any?) from LLVM.
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