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Test case created by Robert Kieffer

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Testing exception .vs. normal flows in try-catch blocks

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Test Ops/sec
Normal flow
try {
 new error('foo'); // Not thrown
} catch (e) {}
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Exception flow
try {
 throw new error('foo'); // Thrown
} catch (e) {}
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Empty block
try {
 'foo'
} catch (e) {}
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Throw constant
try {
 throw 'foo'
} catch (e) {}
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