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[SOLVED] Throw from within a DESTROY block

by ribasushi (Monk)
on Dec 31, 2011 at 13:17 UTC ( #945741=perlmeditation: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Some time ago I asked the following question: Throw from within a DESTROY block. The replies I received were... let's say discouraging, however they made me consider the problem in a different light.

I figured I will post the solution as a followup, since the musing culminated in the creation of Exception::Guaranteed, whose 5th incarnation is currently undergoing cpan smoking. There is no POD yet (only devrels available), but the test suite should speak for itself.


I should not ship stuff right before new year. The 0.00_04 version contained a harmless optimization that actually botched the entire thing. 0.00_05 seems to be the ticket however.

Happy new year! :)

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Re: [SOLVED] Throw from within a DESTROY block
by Xiong (Hermit) on Jan 11, 2012 at 00:13 UTC

    I'd really like to see POD.

    I'm not the guy you kill, I'm the guy you buy. —Michael Clayton

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