erik.schnetter at student.uni-tuebingen.de
Wed Apr 30 05:27:34 PDT 1997
On Tue, 29 Apr 1997, Per Bothner wrote:
[Some discussion of local variables and exceptions deleted]
> > Should is be a merge of all possible locals from anywhere in the exception
> > block? This seems rather heavy handed to me, but perhas there's an
> > alternative?
> Well, at least conceptually, that seems to be what is needed.
> But I agree, that seems a bit expensive. Some simplifications seem
> easy - not doing a merge for instructions that cannot throw
> an exception. And you only need to do a merge when the types
> of a local variable has changed. So on the whole, I don't think
> it should be too bad.
Hmm. It is not that I am experienced with threads, but I seem to recall
a method that can throw an exception asynchronously to another thread.
That would mean that any exception can occur at any time.
Erik Schnetter, erik.schnetter at student.uni-tuebingen.de
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He knew it would be run by huge computers.
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