[Python-Dev] with_traceback

Adam Olsen rhamph at gmail.com
Thu Mar 1 02:29:11 CET 2007

On 2/28/07, Greg Ewing <greg.ewing at canterbury.ac.nz> wrote:
> Adam Olsen wrote:
> > It sounds like we should always copy the exception given to raise,
> I don't like that either, for all the reasons that
> make it infeasible to copy an arbitrary object in a
> general way.

Exceptions aren't arbitrary objects though.  The requirement that they
inherit from BaseException is specifically to create a common
interface.  Copying would be an extension of that interface.

I believe calling copy.copy() would be sufficient.

Adam Olsen, aka Rhamphoryncus

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