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The goto-less goto!

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26 Jan 2011CPOL
If the number of conditions is relatively small, the following code would made sense: bool bFailed = true; if (!condition1_fails) { if(!condition2_fails) { ... if(!conditionN_fails) { bFailed=false; ...
If the number of conditions is relatively small, the following code would made sense:

bool bFailed = true;
if (!condition1_fails)
{
   if(!condition2_fails)
   {
      ...
      if(!conditionN_fails)
      {
         bFailed=false;
         PerformActionOnAllSuccess();
         DoNormalCleanup();
      }
   }
}
if (bFailed)
{
   DoFailedCleanup();
}

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Philippe Mori
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Programmer at Maid LABS from 2003 (www.maidlabs.com)

Programmer-Analyst at Viasat Geo Technoligies from 1995 to 2002 (www.viasat-geo.com).

I have studied at École Polytechnique de Montréal in computer engineering.

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GeneralWhile valid and better than the goto, this type of coding ca... Pin
fjdiewornncalwe26-Jan-11 14:56
professionalfjdiewornncalwe26-Jan-11 14:56 

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