Failure to catch C++ exception in Haskell on OS X

Bas van Dijk v.dijk.bas at
Fri Jan 4 15:50:02 UTC 2019

On Fri, 4 Jan 2019 at 14:15, Gabor Greif <ggreif at> wrote:
> maybe some DWARF unwind tables are not correctly installed in OS X?

Hi Gabor, thanks, I will look into that.

> Do intra-C++ exception catching work in your example?

Yes, I have a C++ executable foo[1] that links with libfoo that
correctly catches the exception:

  > $(nix-build --no-link -A foo)/bin/test

Since it's working in pure C++ I suspect it has something to do with
how GHC calls either the C++ compiler or linker.



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