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From:
Chas. Owens
Date:
October 25, 2011 20:10
Subject:
Re: Are exceptions "still broken" in core Perl?
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CAH2YjjEv0z1NFoQ575MXjL2Vyi8jUKRbQXYwCGzOnf6y4V6YGw@mail.gmail.com
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 18:42, David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 9:39 AM, Zefram <zefram@fysh.org> wrote:
>>
>>  I think the best
>> available approach is
>
> I like the practice of separating the questions
> "did the block succeed?" from "what was the exception?"
> by ending the eval block with 1 instead of testing $@.
> unless(eval { ... ; 1}){
>         ... #catch
> }
>
> --
> "Unacceptable: Little cartoon boy micturating on Fedora logo" -- fedora
> project trademark guidelines
>

I always liked

eval {
    #do stuff that may die
    1;
} or do {
    #catch
};

-- 
Chas. Owens
wonkden.net
The most important skill a programmer can have is the ability to read.

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