[LLVMdev] x86 unwind support[MESSAGE NOT SCANNED]

Duncan Sands baldrick at free.fr
Tue Jul 21 09:53:10 PDT 2009

Hi Bob,

> Another language in this category is Ada.  Ada has exceptions more-or-less like
> C++, and it has "finalization", which is more-or-less like C++ "destructors"
> (although slightly more robust).  So the requirements on the run-time system
> and generated code are similar.

yes, they are very close.  One difference is that in C++ you can throw
an arbitrary object (which may require complicated finalization), while
with Ada you can basically at most throw a string.



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