WindowsError is not available on linux?
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Wed Nov 18 22:09:20 CET 2009
Dave Angel wrote:
> Worse, even if the exception cannot be thrown on a non-Windows
> environment, leaving it undefined makes it very awkward to write
> portable code. An except clause that can never happen in a particular
> environment is pretty innocent. Or somebody can use a base class for
> his except clause, to catch this error and other related ones. But it
> blows up if you explicitly use this exception. I think that needs
> documentation, at a minimum.
WindowsError is a subclass of OSError that contains additional Windows
specific error information. Just catch OSError and you are on the safe
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