NZEC what is it?

MRAB python at mrabarnett.plus.com
Sun Aug 15 19:22:54 CEST 2010


Mikael B wrote:
> Hi
>  I use, among other things,  a site,  http://www.codechef.com  to learn 
> python.
> I don't know what platform they use. I use  linux.
> 
> When I submit this little piece of  code to them:
> 
> import sys
> import math
> 
> #main
> 
> s=sys.stdin.read()
> 
> int_list=s.split()
> 
> for a in int_list[1:]:
>         print math.factorial(int(a))
> 
> 
> they generate a runtime error :NZEC   but I don't  (python 2.6)
> 
> What is NZEC  and what could cause it in these few lines of code?
> 
I googled for it and found that it means "non-zero exit code", perhaps
due to an exception. Not a helpful message! :-)

What happens if you deliberately raise an exception, eg:

     raise ValueError



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