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Date: 2002-10-03 (00:54)
From: artboreb@n...
Subject: RE: [Caml-list] Uncaught exceptions (or am I going crazy?)
"Yaron M. Minsky" <yminsky@CS.Cornell.EDU> wrote:

>I'm getting some very weird behavior with respect to exception handling 
>in ocaml 3.06.  I'm probably missing something obvious, but here's my 
>situation.  I have a networking application which for some reason, 
>occasionally prints out the following message:
>Uncaught exception: Sys_error("Broken pipe")
>What's so strange about this is that as far as I can tell, there is no 
>place in my code where I actually print out such errors.  In particular, 
>the text "Uncaught exception" doesn't appear anywhere in my code, and I 
>don't see any printfs that could be the cause either.  And weirdly, this 
>only seems to come up with byte-code compiled code.
>So has anyone else seen something like this?

It is a standard message derived from an unhandled exception in your
program. The text clearly displays "Uncaugth exception" because of a
broken pipe in this case. This is a normal behaivor for all unhandled
exceptions. See the section of 'exceptions' in the manual.


Arturo Borquez

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