[DB-SIG] Problem with exception classes

Kevin Jacobs jacobs at penguin.theopalgroup.com
Thu Apr 17 17:26:58 EDT 2003

On Thu, 17 Apr 2003, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Kevin Jacobs wrote:
> > I use a trick to virtualize the database exceptions so that I can catch them
> > without knowing which backend they come from.
> Nice trick; you basically use a common module which all SQL using
> modules can import which defines the exception classes. I'm not
> sure if that is workable for a DB-API though, since nothing exists
> to provide that common module which defines the exception
> types.

True, but it works just fine for my own database abstraction layer and does
not require altering the DB-API specification.


Kevin Jacobs
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