[llvm-dev] Exception Handling Deep Dive at Dev Meeting

Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jul 28 10:07:24 PDT 2016

On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 9:59 AM, Antoine Pitrou via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Thu, 28 Jul 2016 09:32:18 -0700
> Reid Kleckner via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> I think David and I are probably the most familiar with how WinEH works in
>> LLVM, but I don't think either of us has time to prepare a talk for the dev
>> meeting. I'm trying to prepare a talk on supporting the MS debug info
>> format in LLVM this year. That said, I'll definitely have time to answer
>> questions in person. It might be worth setting up a BoF to schedule some
>> time
>> We gave a 30m technical talk last year, which should have a lot of
>> information, but it's probably not the last word or best reference on how
>> EH works.
> Would you have a pointer to slides and/or a recording?

See http://llvm.org/devmtg/2015-10/#talk11


>> On Thu, Jul 28, 2016 at 2:07 AM, Hayden Livingston via llvm-dev <
>> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> > I'm proposing that one of the esteemed members of the LLVM community
>> > present a talk on exception handling both how it is done inside LLVM
>> > and in general.
>> >
>> > The interest from my part is the Windows Exception Unwinding which
>> > from what I read is like Itaniums. It also looks like this is the one
>> > implemented in LLVM and most everyone cares about.
>> >
>> > I understand in the face of optimizations the correctness comes into
>> > question but I'm looking for more intricate details on real scenarios
>> > that the people who have worked with this have encountered.

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