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Re: What is the difference between "Throws: Nothing." and noexcept(true)

From: Ville Voutilainen <ville.voutilainen_at_[hidden]>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2020 16:03:21 +0300
On Wed, 15 Jul 2020 at 15:45, Ville Voutilainen
<ville.voutilainen_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On Wed, 15 Jul 2020 at 15:27, Peter C++ via Std-Discussion
> <std-discussion_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> >
> > Just to make my statement:
> >
> > Those functions use their return value to do error reporting. I would be shocked about a design that additionally would throw exceptions.
> >
> > And they pretend to be low level.
> >
> > Should I file a library issue to make them noexcept. Or is that too much of Design that lewg needs to be involved?
> There is no library issue here to report. These functions as specified
> are consistent with the noexcept guidelines.
> If you wish to change them to be guaranteed to be noexcept and thus
> prevent implementations that wish
> to throw out of them in some debug mode, LEWG is your huckleberry. The
> three implementations of these
> functions that I can see already make them noexcept anyway.

The LWG chair (who is not sub'd to the list) says there is no library
issue, please don't file an issue.

Received on 2020-07-15 08:06:50