FIX: Error C1001 is generated when you compile a throw statement in Visual Studio .NET 2003

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SYMPTOMS

If you compile code that you created by using Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2003, and the code contains an overridden delete operator that contains a throw statement, the compiler quits unexpectedly (crashes), and you receive an error message that is similar to the following:
d:\test.cpp(21) : fatal error C1001: INTERNAL COMPIL ER ERROR (compiler file 'f:\vs70builds\3077\vc\Compiler\Utc\src\P2\main.c ', line 148) Please choose the Technical Support command on the Visual C++ Help menu, or open the Technical Support help file for more information

RESOLUTION

A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version       Size       File name
   ------------------------------------------------------
   18-Apr-2004  22:34  13.10.4108.0  1,867,776  C2.dll
   18-Apr-2004  22:14  13.10.4108.0     86,016  Cl.exe

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

To reproduce this problem, compile the following code:
// test.cpp
// cl /O1 /G5 /EHsc /ML /GS /TP test.cpp
// Error C1001
//
struct Test
{
	Test(){}
	void* operator new(size_t , void* pPlacementMemory)
	{
		return pPlacementMemory;
	}
	void operator delete(void *, void*)
	{
		throw 999L;
	}
};

void main()
{
	unsigned char by[1024];
	new(by) Test;
}
You receive the following error message from the compiler:
d:\test.cpp(21) : fatal error C1001: INTERNAL COMPIL ER ERROR (compiler file 'f:\vs70builds\3077\vc\Compiler\Utc\src\P2\main.c ', line 148) Please choose the Technical Support command on the Visual C++ Help menu, or open the Technical Support help file for more information
For additional information about the terminology that is used to describe Microsoft product updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

Properties

Article ID: 840879 - Last Review: May 15, 2006 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Visual C++ .NET 2003 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Architect
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Enterprise Developer
  • Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 Academic Edition
Keywords: 
kbvsnet2003presp1fix kbqfe kbfix kbbug kbhotfixserver KB840879

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