[Numpy-discussion] mixing -fno-exceptions with swig c++ wrappers to python

Bill Spotz wfspotz@sandia....
Mon Sep 7 18:49:27 CDT 2009


numpy.i is supposed to be C-compatible, so it does not generate any  
throw or catch statements, and utilizes standard python error  
handling.  Using -fno-exceptions should be OK.

On Sep 7, 2009, at 12:16 PM, Rohit Garg wrote:

> On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 8:35 PM, David
> Cournapeau<david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac.jp> wrote:
>> Rohit Garg wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> I am using swig to expose a c++ class to Python. I am wondering if  
>>> it
>>> is safe to use the -fno-exceptions option while compiling the
>>> wrappers. I am also using the typemaps present in the numpy.i file
>>> that comes with numpy.
>>>
>>>
>>
>> It will mostly depend on the code you are wrapping and your  
>> toolchain.
>> It should not cause trouble w.r.t numpy, as numpy does not use C++  
>> at all.
> Yeah, that's what I meant. If my code does not use exceptions, then is
> it safe to use -fno-exceptions?
>
>>
>> cheers,
>>
>> David
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