[Numpy-discussion] Proposed Roadmap Overview

Sturla Molden sturla@molden...
Fri Feb 17 22:47:53 CST 2012




> 
> Why would you even see an exception if it is caught before it escapes? I would expect the C API to behave just as it currently does. What am I missing? 

Structured exception handling in the OS. 

MSVC uses SEH for C++ exceptions.

Memory allocation fails in gcc code. Instead of returning NULL, Windows jumps to the SEH handler set in the MSVC code... *poff*


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