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Language: C++
Expertise: Advanced
Mar 26, 1999



Application Security Testing: An Integral Part of DevOps

Beware of Using setjmp and longjmp

Using a longjmp() in C++ is dangerous because it jumps out of a function, without unwinding the stack first. Consequently, destructors of local objects are not invoked. As a rule, long jumps should be used in pure C exclusively. In C++ code, you should use standard exception handling instead.
Danny Kalev
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