Annoying message when interrupting python scripts
sjmachin at lexicon.net
Wed Jun 18 04:56:49 CEST 2008
On Jun 18, 12:26 pm, Ben Finney <bignose+hates-s... at benfinney.id.au>
> John Machin <sjmac... at lexicon.net> writes:
> > On Jun 18, 12:51 am, geoffbache <geoff.ba... at jeppesen.com> wrote:
> > [snip]
> > > Is this a bug? I couldn't find any code, but I imagine something like
> > > try:
> > > import site
> > > except:
> > > sys.stderr.write("import site failed; use -v for traceback\n")
> > > which should surely allow a KeyboardInterrupt exception through?
> > Surely?? A bare "except" catches *all* remaining uncaught exceptions.
> I parsed that "should" as "this should be changed".
> > Allowing a KeyboardInterrupt exception through would require:
> > except KeyboardInterrupt:
> > pass
> Actually, to allow it through would require re-raising it:
> except KeyboardInterrupt:
> Yes, I think that's what Geoff is saying "should" be done :-)
And all of what he was saying or not saying or should have been saying
was prefaced by "I imagine" anyway :-)
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