[perl #47966] [DOCS] pdd23 doesn't list exception; death as a standard exception

James Keenan via RT parrotbug-followup at parrotcode.org
Mon Jul 20 01:03:36 UTC 2009

On Mon Dec 01 11:39:33 2008, pmichaud wrote:
> ... how exactly does one use C<exception;death>, C<exception;exit>,
> and the other exception types from PIR?  I see them mentioned throughout
> pdd23, but I've never actually seen an example of how these constants
> (are they constants?) might appear in actual code, whether it's PIR, C, 
> or otherwise.
> The only "types" I'm aware of for exceptions are the severity values
> and exception type values in include/parrot/exceptions.h and
> runtime/parrot/include/except_*.pasm, and none of these seem to have
> any real correspondence to the "exception types" given in pdd23.


Are we still lacking the documentation on how to use these exception
types from PIR?

If so, I will transfer this discussion to a TT.  If not, can the ticket
be closed?

Thank you very much.

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