[cfe-dev] Status of SEH?

Jb Feldman jb.feldman at kyrus-tech.com
Thu Jan 30 08:18:12 PST 2014

Yes, it looks like the patent will expire in June, so that's exciting.

On Thu, Jan 30, 2014 at 12:57 AM, Jacob Carlborg <doob at me.com> wrote:

> On 2014-01-30 04:41, Jb Feldman wrote:
>> I was wondering what the current state of SEH and planned SEH support
>> is. The things I've found in mailing list/forum history indicate that
>> parsing and AST are now supported, but the back end is not in place.
>> Is the problem a lack of implementation, or the referenced patent
>> issues? Are there any paths forward identified? I know that C++
>> exceptions work in user mode, but that won't cut it in Windows drivers.
> As far as I understand, from reading this mailing list, is that nothing
> will happen as long as there is a patent on the technology. But if I recall
> correctly that patent should end sometime this year.
> --
> /Jacob Carlborg
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