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363. Missing exception specification in

Section: [ios.failure] Status: CD1 Submitter: Walter Brown and Marc Paterno Opened: 2002-05-20 Last modified: 2021-06-06

Priority: Not Prioritized

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The destructor of ios_base::failure should have an empty throw specification, because the destructor of its base class, exception, is declared in this way.

Proposed resolution:

Change the destructor to

  virtual ~failure() throw();


Fixes an obvious glitch. This is almost editorial.