Deprecate setjmp/longjmp? [was Re: Maybe it's time to get rid of tcpwrappers/tcpd?]

Eric Smith spacewar at
Wed Apr 30 11:11:57 UTC 2014

On Mon, Apr 28, 2014 at 2:24 AM, Florian Weimer <fweimer at> wrote:

> On 04/28/2014 09:52 AM, Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos wrote:
>  setjmp and longjmp are tools, that one may use in a good or bad way.
>> Along the same lines one could argue for dropping programs that use goto
>> in Fedora (because everyone knows that goto is bad).
> All compliant uses of setjmp/longjmp can be replaced with C++ exceptions.

That might be true in C++, but it certainly isn't in C.
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