[LLVMdev] Books/docs on exception handling

Eugene Toder eltoder at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 14:39:27 PDT 2010

The best I've seen are

Not as good as a book on compilers, and not focused on how to do this
in compiler, but pretty detailed explanations of exception handling
low levels.


On Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 10:07 PM, Trevor Harmon
<trevor.w.harmon at nasa.gov> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to learn all that I can about exception handling from the
> compiler's point of view. Although much has been written about
> compiler theory in general -- parsing, code generation, you name it --
> I can find almost nothing on the specific problem of exception
> handling support. In fact, the most informative document I've been
> able to find so far is "Bill's EH Proposal":
> http://markmail.org/message/5ezbpz75yxjje3or?q=thread:ghrak3dzcadxyf4x
> Are there any other books or articles that I should know about? I'm
> looking for almost anything that talks about how compilers (LLVM or
> otherwise) parse exception handlers, generate landing pads, implement
> stack unwinding, and so on.
> Thanks,
> Trevor
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