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[bug#40016] [PATCH] inferior: Distinguish inferior exceptions.

From: Christopher Baines
Subject: [bug#40016] [PATCH] inferior: Distinguish inferior exceptions.
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2020 00:09:29 +0000
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Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:

> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> skribis:
>> This avoids ambiguities when looking at a backtrace where the exception
>> was actually thrown by an inferior in a very different context.
> The idea was suggested at the Guix Days by someone who had had a hard
> time looking at one of these weird backtraces, until you realize the
> exception was actually thrown by another process.
> There are a few places in the Data Service that do things like:
>   (catch 'misc-error
>     (lambda ()
>       (inferior-eval …))
>     …)
> This will have to be adjusted.  Does that work for you, Chris?

Yeah that sounds fine. Generally I think it's good to keep backwards
compatibility with the Guix Data Service, so I'd be looking to support
both ways exceptions can be raised, but that doesn't seem to difficult.



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