Opened 16 months ago

#1815 new defect

(chicken irregex): Use condition kinds

Reported by: Zipheir Owned by:
Priority: major Milestone: someday
Component: core libraries Version: 5.3.0
Keywords: irregex exceptions Cc:
Estimated difficulty:

Description

The (chicken irregex) module should raise conditions with kinds. It's hard to handle exceptions automatically without them. For example, 'irregex' raises an exception when called with a syntactically-invalid regular expression or with an object of the wrong type (say, a vector). The only way to tell which of these problems occurred is through a nasty kluge: examining the condition's message. It should instead raise a condition with kind '(exn type)' for the type error (like the rest of CHICKEN's core forms) and with kind '(exn irregex)' (e.g.) for the regular expression syntax error.

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