c++ exceptions and tarballs?

Marcus Gruendler runner at tamalin.de
Sun Jun 3 20:59:55 UTC 2001

On Sunday 03 June 2001 21:48, you wrote:
> I have written a program in KDevelop 1.4, c++, which relies heavily upon
> C++ exception handling (throw, catch). From the project directory itself,
> it compiles just fine.
> However, I tried making a source tarball with the Project->Make
> Distribution->Source-tgz menu option and testing it in a separate
> directory, and it failed horribly. Specifically, the g++ is being passed
> -fno-exceptions, which I suppose optimizes most code, but is deadly to
> mine. I tried setting a compiler flag from the project compile options
> (-fexceptions) but it had no effect. I could find no way from within
> Kdevelop to disable -fno-exceptions, and i simply do not grok the autoconf
> generated scripts well enough to mess with them.

Hi Robin,

Please have a look in the archives of this mailing list about just this topic 
some time ago. The question was raised in:


and caused a long discussion about setting compiler flags in kdevelop. There 
is a *very* good explanation by Walter Tasin in this message:


I hope this helps.

Bye, Marcus

Marcus Gruendler
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