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Re: Possible bug with TypeError in Python



On Wed, 2008-01-30 at 07:40 -0600, Aaron Konstam wrote:
> The following seems like an bug in python in both f7 and f8 but I would
> like input before I post a bugzilla. It seems the exception handler
> cannot trap the TypeError in python.
> For example:
> def plus(a,b):
> 	try:
> 		return(a+b)
> 	except TypeError:
> 		return None
> 
> If we define plus as above and call it with: plus(3,) we should get
> nothing returned. Instead we get:
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "./calculator", line 47, in <module>
>     exec("register=op[tokens[0]](register)")
>   File "<string>", line 1, in <module>
> TypeError: plus() takes exactly 2 arguments (1 given)
> 
> This seems like a bug. An ideas out there?
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> 
If I remember right, the exception is occurring before the actual call
into "plus()."  Try:     
    plus(3,"My String");
and you should see the TypeError.

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