Issue 122768 - Catch C++ exceptions by const reference
Summary: Catch C++ exceptions by const reference
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Product: General
Classification: Code
Component: code (show other issues)
Version: 3.4.1
Hardware: All All
: P3 Normal (vote)
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Blocks: 122766 125105
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Reported: 2013-07-17 08:56 UTC by
Modified: 2014-06-16 12:59 UTC (History)
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Description 2013-07-17 08:56:00 UTC
Catching C++ exceptions by const reference is considered best practice as it avoids "slicing" of derived exceptions. It also avoids unnecessary copy construction of the exception object.