|exception handling and optimization papers? sreedhar@ccl.CS.McGill.CA (V.C. SREEDHAR) (1998-08-22)|
|RE: exception handling and optimization papers? NandakumarS@bsquare.com (Nandakumar Sankaran) (1998-08-25)|
|Re: exception handling and optimization papers? firstname.lastname@example.org (Jason Merrill) (1998-09-05)|
|Re: exception handling and optimization papers? email@example.com (1998-09-18)|
|From:||Nandakumar Sankaran <NandakumarS@bsquare.com>|
|Date:||25 Aug 1998 13:23:20 -0400|
This seems to be a pretty nascent area. I remember looking for papers
on this topic sometime back, when I was interested in improving our
compiler. I came back with pretty much nothing but Hennessy's
paper. The August 98 issue of SIGPLAN Notices carries an article on
"Optimizing away C++ Exceptions". I haven't read the article yet but
scanning the bibliography, there seem to be a couple of papers I might
be interested in digging up.
Cameron, D., P. Faust, D. Lenkov and M.Mehta, "A Portable Implementation
of C++ Exception Handling", Proc. USENIX C++ Conference, August 92.
Chase, D., "Implementation of exception handling-I", Journal of C
Language Translation, Vol 5, No 4, June 94. Part II appeared in the
september '94 issue. Details available at http://jclt.iecc.com/
Lajoie, J., "Exception Handling - supporting the runtime mechanism", C++
Report, Vol.6, No. 3, March-April 94. Another article appeared in the
Jan 96 issue.
>Can some one give me pointers to papers that discusses data flow
>analysis and optimizations for programs that contain exception
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