 Boost-Commit :

From: pbristow_at_[hidden]
Date: 2007-09-16 11:24:06

Author: pbristow
Date: 2007-09-16 11:24:06 EDT (Sun, 16 Sep 2007)
New Revision: 39322
URL: http://svn.boost.org/trac/boost/changeset/39322

Log:
Updated for reasons forgotten :-(
Text files modified:
sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/example/error_policy_example.cpp | 18 +++++++++++++++---
1 files changed, 15 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Modified: sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/example/error_policy_example.cpp
==============================================================================
--- sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/example/error_policy_example.cpp (original)
+++ sandbox/math_toolkit/libs/math/example/error_policy_example.cpp 2007-09-16 11:24:06 EDT (Sun, 16 Sep 2007)
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@
// Boost
#include <boost/math/distributions/students_t.hpp>
using boost::math::students_t_distribution; // Probability of students_t(df, t).
-using boost::math::students_t; // Probability of students_t(df, t) convenience typedef.
+using boost::math::students_t; // Probability of students_t(df, t) convenience typedef for double.

// std
#include <iostream>
@@ -45,13 +45,25 @@
{ // Example of error handling of bad argument(s) to a distribution.
cout << "Example error handling using Student's t function. " << endl;

- double degrees_of_freedom = -1; double t = -1.; // Bad arguments!
+ double degrees_of_freedom = -1; double t = -1.; // Two 'bad' arguments!

try
{
cout << "Probability of ignore_error Student's t is " << cdf(my_students_t(degrees_of_freedom), t) << endl;
cout << "Probability of default error policy Student's t is " << endl;
- cout << cdf(students_t(-1), -1) << endl;
+ // BY contrast the students_t distribution default domain error policy is to throw,
+ cout << cdf(students_t(-1), -1) << endl; // so this will throw.
+ /*`
+ Message from thrown exception was:
+ Error in function boost::math::students_t_distribution<double>::students_t_distribution:
+ Degrees of freedom argument is -1, but must be > 0 !
+ */
+
+ // We could also define a 'custom' distribution
+ // with an "ignore overflow error policy" in a single statement:
+ using boost::math::policies::overflow_error;
+ students_t_distribution<double, policy<overflow_error<ignore_error> > > students_t_no_throw(-1);
+
}
catch(const std::exception& e)
{