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The following compiler switch (/EHa) should be what you need to make it work: http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/1deeycx5.aspx   Thursday, September 21, 2006 8:28 PM Reply | Quote Moderator 0 Sign in to vote from assembly, C, BASIC, or whatever language), all of memory space (including the ubiquitous 'interrupt vectors'), hardware registers, etc. http://www.amazon.com/author/siddhartha.rao Reply With Quote September 21st, 2006,08:26 PM #6 PadexArt View Profile View Forum Posts Visit Homepage Elite Member Join Date Aug 2002 Location Cluj-Napoca,Romania Posts 3,496 Re: Catch and handle You should write your program to avoid memory access violations. have a peek at this web-site

How could there be? Thanks, Jim   Thursday, September 21, 2006 8:11 PM Reply | Quote Answers 3 Sign in to vote By default C++ does not catch this type of exceptions (asynchronous). If you'd prefer, you can e-mail me (minus spamtrap, of course). -- Christopher Benson-Manica | Jumonji giri, for honour. What is a non-vulgar synonym for this swear word meaning "an enormous amount"? http://stackoverflow.com/questions/457577/catching-access-violation-exceptions

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structured exception handling (SHE - some crap using __try and __exception or similar statements) does not compile. Advanced Search Forum Visual C++ & C++ Programming Visual C++ Programming Catch and handle "access violation" exception? By default, std::unexpected() calls abort(). Cannot Use __try In Functions That Require Object Unwinding Browse other questions tagged c++ try-catch access-violation or ask your own question.

If you'd prefer, you can e-mail me (minus spamtrap, of course). 'Quick-n-dirty explanation': MDSOS is an 'unprotected' operating system, thus does not monitor and restrict access to memory or peripheral devices Yes With Seh Exceptions up vote 2 down vote favorite 2 Usually an access violation terminates the program and I cannot catch a Win32 exception using try and catch. How to tell my parents I want to marry my girlfriend I've broken my new MacBook Pro (with touchbar) like this, do I have to repair it? Linux questions C# questions ASP.NET questions fabric questions C++ questions discussionsforums All Message Boards...

There is almost no way to recover from an AV exception and attempting to do so will just lead to harder to find bugs in your program. Access Violation Exception A program that keeps on limpin' in case of corrupted state isn't robust, it's a liability. Sometimes you'd detonate a mine with the stick, and the OS just 'went away'. Related Sites Visual Studio Visual Studio Integrate VSIP Program Microsoft .NET Microsoft Azure Connect Forums Blog Facebook LinkedIn Stack Overflow Twitter Visual Studio Events YouTube Developer Resources Code samples Documentation Downloads

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I forgot to mention that he should send an email to Sutter demanding "SEH_exception" base class (it can even derive from std::exception, as far as I'm concerned). hop over to this website Please use the registration form, to register here or read more information about the registration process. __try __except Does anyone know of a platform-independant method for achieving this? Access Violation C++ They shall mandate 2-phase EH and amended exception specs (make ES work without totally silly catch(...)), to begin with.

I think if your application is unable to work correctly with EH as defined by the standard, then EH may not be the right solution for you. Check This Out I forgot to mention that he should send an email to Sutter demanding "SEH_exception" base class (it can even derive from std::exception, as far as I'm concerned). now, i need a way to catch and handle access violations on windoze... what if you want to pop a message up saying.. C++ Catch Read Access Violation

http://www.amazon.com/author/siddhartha.rao Reply With Quote September 21st, 2006,05:26 PM #4 darbien View Profile View Forum Posts Junior Member Join Date Jul 2006 Posts 17 Re: Catch and handle "access violation" exception? Why didn't Dumbledore appoint the real Mad Eye Moody to teach Defense Against Dark Arts? Browse other questions tagged c++ exception-handling or ask your own question. Source Under certain abnormal conditions, my application causes an access violation (c0000005), and the program crashes.

See more: C++ Debugging Hello all,I have a code snippet as follows struct ItemNode { CString szID; }; void DoSomething() { ItemNode *a = NULL; TRY { CString s; s.Format (_T("%s"), /eha C++ as to the MSDN library, this should catch runtime errors like access violations too, but i get problems at build time (see my first post here). Is it a security vulnerability if the addresses of university students are exposed?

With Microsoft this will involve SEH, and *nix will involve a signal In general though catching an Access Violation exception is a very bad idea.

  • Jul 19 '05 #5 P: n/a Attila Feher Alexander Terekhov wrote: [SNIP] Don't use catch(...).
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remember MS-DOS, where you could poke a stick anywhere you liked? Has power been stripped away from the US Constitution, during the Obama Administration? C++ does not throw an exception when you do something bad, that would incur a performance hit. _set_se_translator I don't knowif other platforms support something similar.I'm wondering about how to best protect an application or library frompoorly written user-defined callbacks.

thanks for the info, but I was wondering if it's possible to do some simple things, such as display an error message and terminate my own main application immediately if this No. Sometimes 'convenient' and almost always faster than making OS calls, but deadly if you do it wrong. have a peek here Jul 19 '05 #9 P: n/a Alexander Terekhov Gianni Mariani wrote: [...] Remember, these are a replacement of the setjmp/longjmp semantics which had all kinds of disasters if you didn't know