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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-02-14 09:58:11

r.lichtenberger_at_[hidden] writes:

> I've encountered a problem with exceptions in boost/test:
> Our project uses a base class for all our exceptions which cannot derive
> from std::exception.
> If such an exception is thrown, the message:
> Exception in "...": unknown type
> is printed out, which is not very helpful in locating the problem.
> Is there a way to specify an "exception handler", which can catch "our"
> exceptions and print something more useful?.
> We are working with the unit_test_monitor if that makes any difference.

We have a technology for installing user-defined exception handlers in
Boost.Python; I'd be happy to explain it to anyone who would like to
factor it out into a separate library that could be used by

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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