[fpc-devel] Improving Ref Counting

Peter Vreman peter at freepascal.org
Mon Feb 28 07:57:44 CET 2005

>> Why are you looking at GC/Refcounting when the problem is the
>> try..finally?
>> It is better to rewrite the try..finally code using the C++ ABI for
>> exception handling.
> Where do you see improvements in the C++ ABI? Or even differences?
> Windows implements this ABI, and every language should use it in the
> intended way. Perhaps FPC implements a different method on other
> systems?

FPC uses an platform independent method. The C++ ABI isn't used.

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