How to Catch 2 Exceptions at once?

Steve Holden steve at holdenweb.com
Sun Oct 1 03:43:20 CEST 2006


Gregory Piñero wrote:
> How can I catch 2 exceptions at once for example:
> 
>         try:
>             self.gses = opener.open(req)
>         except (urllib2.HTTPError,urllib2.URLError):
>             do something..
> 
> Seems to work, but how do I also get information about the error?
> 
As usual, by adding an additional name after the exception specification:

         try:
             self.gses = opener.open(req)
         except (urllib2.HTTPError,urllib2.URLError), exdata:
             do something with exdata ...


Pedantically speaking, of course, you aren't catching two exceptions at 
once because they don't occur simultaneously: you are writing a 
statement that catches either of two exceptions.

regards
  Steve
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