[Python-Dev] New/Old class exception pitfall

Oleg Broytmann phd at phd.pp.ru
Tue Mar 18 00:13:14 CET 2008


On Mon, Mar 17, 2008 at 06:35:46PM -0400, Alexander Belopolsky wrote:
> class x:
>  pass
> class y(x):
>  pass
> try:
>  raise y
> except y:
>  print "a"
> except:
>  print "b"
> 
> It prints 'b'.

   Python 2.2, 2.3, 2.4 and 2.5 on Linux: prints 'a'.

Oleg.
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