[fpc-devel] Patch: Exception handling without SysUtils
F.Klaempfl at gmx.de
Thu Jul 7 20:53:48 CEST 2005
Yury Sidorov wrote:
> From: "Florian Klaempfl" <florian at freepascal.org>
>>> I found that try...except and try...finally do not work if SysUtils
>>> unit is
>>> not used (exception handling code is not called).
>>> The following patch fixes this issue.
>> Not using sysutils means that you don't want exceptions. If you want
>> to have run
>> time errors converted into exceptions use sysutils. The patch has another
>> probably undesired side effect: imaging someone installed an own
>> errorproc to
>> release resources (memory etc.) if he did so, he won't get that
> I think try/finally/except should work without SysUtils. It works in
> Delphi. For example KOL library does not use SysUtils, but programmer
> can use try/finally/except to write crash-proof code.
> In my final patch the described side effect with ErrorProc is solved.
> The exception will be raised after ErrorProc exit. Also stack dump on
> unhandled exception is fixed.
> So I can not see any reason to do not include this patch...
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