Subject: Re: g++ exceptions
To: Jonathan Stone <jonathan@DSG.Stanford.EDU>
From: Krister Walfridsson <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 04/03/2000 10:21:19
On Sun, 2 Apr 2000, Jonathan Stone wrote:

> In message <> writes
> >
> >	I just tried a c++ program that uses exceptions.
> >It didn't work.  "Abort (core dumped)" as soon as an.
> >exception is thrown. 
> Did you compile with "c++" or just "cc"? If you compile with "cc",
> then sometimes C++ code compiles but doesn't get the right startup
> libraries linked in, causing htte code to die at runtime.
> I tried the source code with c++ and our egcs-1.1.1, (on an otherwise
> mostly 1.4.2-ish i386 system), it worked fine. 

It's a known binutils/i386-elf (or maybe elf on all archs?) problem.

It's on my TODO list for 1.5.