[Python-Dev] with-statement heads-up

Mike Bland mbland at acm.org
Tue Feb 28 18:52:04 CET 2006

On 2/28/06, Guido van Rossum <guido at python.org> wrote:
> I just realized that there's a bug in the with-statement as currently
> checked in. __exit__ is supposed to re-raise the exception if there
> was one; if it returns normally, the finally clause is NOT to re-raise
> it. The fix is relatively simple (I believe) but requires updating
> lots of unit tests. It'll be a while.

Hmm.  My understanding was that __exit__ was *not* to reraise it, but
was simply given the opportunity to record the exception-in-progress.


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