[erlang-bugs] try..catch unsafe variable

Vance Shipley <>
Thu Nov 6 06:51:20 CET 2008


Matt,

http://www.erlang.org/doc/reference_manual/expressions.html#6.3:

   "For the try expression introduced in Erlang 5.4/OTP-R10B,
    variable scoping is limited so that variables bound in the
    expression are always 'unsafe' outside the expression.
    This will be improved."

	-Vance


On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 08:59:06PM -0500, Matt Handler wrote:
}      try expression of
}          Val -> Reply = value
}      catch
}          _:_ -> Reply = exception
}      end,
}      {ok, Reply, state}.



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