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/GX (Enable Exception Handling)


This option enables synchronous exception handling with the assumption that extern C functions never throw an exception. It is equivalent to /EHsc.

/GX is in effect, by default, when you compile from within the development environment. By default, /GX- is enabled when using command-line tools.

For more information, see C++ Exception Handling.

To set this compiler option in the Visual Studio development environment

  1. Open the project's Property Pages dialog box. For details, see Setting Visual C++ Project Properties.
  2. Click the C/C++ folder.
  3. Click the Command Line property page.
  4. Type the compiler option in the Additional Options box.

To set this compiler option programmatically

See AdditionalOptions.

See Also

Compiler Options | Setting Compiler Options

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