catch not an rvalue

Chandrashekhar Mullaparthi <>
Tue Feb 19 17:28:25 CET 2002


X = (catch <risky expression>)

will work.

cheers,
Chandru

-----Original Message-----
From: Hal Snyder [mailto:]
Sent: 19 February 2002 16:22
To: 
Subject: catch not an rvalue


Hope this isn't another RTFM, but I can't resist asking.
Am going through the puzzle box while home with the flu.

During prototyping, it would be nice to replace
  X = <risky expression>
with
  X = catch <risky expression>
but the shell (and compiler) don't like that.

<snip>



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