The exit() and set_terminate() functions program example


Compiler: Visual C++ Express Edition 2005

Compiled on Platform: Windows XP Pro SP2

Header file: Standard

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To do: How to exit and terminate in C++ program

To show: The exit() and set_terminate() usage in C++ program


#include <iostream>

// exit()

#include <cstdlib>

// set_terminate()

#include <exception>


using namespace std;


void Funct()


cout<<"Funct() was called by terminate()."<<endl;

// 0-normal exit, non zero-exit with some error




int main(void)






// No catch handler for this exception

throw "Out of memory!";




cout<<"Integer exception raised."<<endl;


return 0;



Output example:


Funct() was called by terminate().

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