Mail Archives: cygwin-developers/1998/04/06/20:28:37

From: jeffdbREMOVETHIS AT goodnet DOT com (Mikey)
Subject: Re: Missing GNU construct for compiling libtcl80?
6 Apr 1998 20:28:37 -0700 :
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To: ian AT cygnus DOT com, cygwin32-developers AT cygnus DOT com

Already done, it's in excpt.h for mingw32, 
(which should also work on cygwin32)
somebody (that understands gcc ;) needs to turn
the macro's into c language keywords.

On Sun, 29 Mar 1998 18:17:04 -0500 (EST), you wrote:

>>I have been working at debugging a gnu makefile for tcl8, and I
>>got an error for the following code in tclWin32Dll.c:
>>    try {
>>	return 1;
>>    } except (1) {}
>>It looks as though the next frontier in GNU gcc compilers is the
>>Microshaft `try - except' construct.
>I don't see that in my copy of tclWin32Dll.c, but in general you are
>correct.  gcc needs to learn the try/except construct when running on
>Windows.  What it needs to do is documented in the cygwin32
>exceptions.h header file.  It would be great if somebody worked on
>For help on using this list (especially unsubscribing), send a message to
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