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Re: deprecating SIGDIE

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Raphael Manfredi
September 30, 1999 09:41
Re: deprecating SIGDIE
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::Upon pondering, I prefer Tom's approach.  __DIE__ is meant for exactly
::that.  A last chance to catch a die at the application level. Support
::for post-processing to allow for rich exception handling/tracing needs
::to be addressed though, so that people can convert all their existing
::code that presently abuses the __DIE__ semantics.
:There's always Module::END for module-cleanup.

Of course, for final cleanup, but I meant provisions for "hooking" along
the exception reporting chain to alter the message, add tagging, whatever
it is used today for... as poor man's exception handling.


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