building release - assert-free python library
ben+python at benfinney.id.au
Tue Apr 7 12:30:53 CEST 2009
grbgooglefan <ganeshborse at gmail.com> writes:
> I would like to avoid [exceptions] when compiling the libpython.a
> library because when this libpython gets used for production purpose
> and it aborts, the application goes down without any means of
> graceful handling that error condition. How can we handle this?
Exceptions are a fundamental control flow mechanism in Python, and
Python programs need them enabled in order to function properly.
What you actually want is (as you say) to properly handle any
un-caught exceptions. This is done by writing an exception handler
function and then binding the name ‘sys.excepthook’
<URL:http://docs.python.org/library/sys#sys.excepthook> to your
function as the default exception handler.
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