[issue11627] segfault raising an arbitrary object as an exception
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Wed Mar 23 03:33:38 CET 2011
Andreas Stührk <andy-python at hammerhartes.de> added the comment:
Another thing that can happen is that `__new__()` does return an instance of BaseException, but that the return value is not an instance of the expected class.
except OSError as e:
That would print "False". Currently, the patch doesn't check for that, should it do so?
Also, the error message for the 2.7 patch doesn't include that old-style classes are allowed, hence the patch needs to be updated if it should go into 2.7.
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