'generator ignored GeneratorExit''
python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Sun Oct 21 00:22:52 CEST 2012
On 2012-10-20 21:03, Charles Hixson wrote:
> If I run the following code in the same module, it works correctly, but
> if I import it I get the message:
> Exception RuntimeError: 'generator ignored GeneratorExit' in <generator
> object getNxtFile at 0x7f932f884f50> ignored
> def getNxtFile (startDir, exts = ["txt", "utf8"]):
> for path in getNxtPath (startDir, exts):
> fil = open (path, encoding = "utf-8-sig")
> yield fil
> print ("Could not read: ", path)
> except GeneratorExit:
> raise StopIteration
> The message appears to be purely informational, but I *would* like to
> fix whatever problem it's reporting, and none of the changes that I've
> tried have worked. What *should* I be doing?
That code has a bare except, which is virtually always a bad idea
because it swallows _all_ exceptions. Maybe, in this case, it's
swallowing an exception that would tell you the cause of the problem.
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