[Mono-dev] Exception catching in C...

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Wed Jan 3 04:38:55 EST 2007

Thomas Wiest wrote:
> Hey,
> 	I'm embedding Mono and I'd like to know if there's a way for C to catch 
> all unhandled exceptions. From this line on the interop page, it seems 
> it is possible:
> "It is very important that the unmanaged code not propagate any 
> exceptions -- it must catch all exceptions, or else the unmanaged code 
> calling the delegate will break."

This is a typo. The first "unmanaged" occurrence must be read as

> from: http://www.mono-project.com/Interop_with_Native_Libraries

It's not possible to catch a managed exception in unmanaged code
when running on Unix.

On Windows, when using the VC compiler, you could set up a SEH
exception handler.


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