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Bug 77440

Summary: g++ does not do exception handling.
Product: [Retired] Red Hat Linux Reporter: simra
Component: gccAssignee: Jakub Jelinek <jakub>
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: Brian Brock <bbrock>
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Version: 8.0   
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Hardware: i386   
OS: Linux   
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Last Closed: 2002-11-07 02:42:22 UTC Type: ---
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Description simra 2002-11-07 02:42:15 UTC
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Description of problem:
g++ exception handling is not functional-- catch blocks are completely ignored.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Compile the following program:

g++ -o foo 
g++ -fexceptions -o foo
#include <iostream>
#include <exception>
using namespace std;
int main(int argc, char ** argv) {
        try {
                throw exception();
        catch (...) {

2. Run foo.


Actual Results:  Program aborts with the message "Abort".

Expected Results:  Program should exit() with message "Caught!!" 

Additional info:

simra@water:[simra] 55>g++ -v
Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i386-redhat-linux/3.2/specs
Configured with: ../configure --prefix=/usr --mandir=/usr/share/man
--infodir=/usr/share/info --enable-shared --enable-threads=posix
--disable-checking --host=i386-redhat-linux --with-system-zlib --enable-__cxa_atexit
Thread model: posix
gcc version 3.2 20020903 (Red Hat Linux 8.0 3.2-7)
simra@water:[simra] 56>rpm -q gcc

Comment 1 simra 2002-11-07 02:53:13 UTC
Oops. My bad.. at run time the dynamic linker was using a locally built
libstdc++ from gcc 3.1.