Simon Marlow
Wed, 2 May 2001 17:28:50 +0100

> Dear all, I keep getting problems with expections. In the example
>     catchAllIO ( action ) $ \ any -> return "foo"
> is it guaranteed that *no* exception that is raised in `action'=20
> propagates to the outside?


> (This is with ghc-4.08. Should I upgrade? Well, I will upgrade
> sometime anyway, but would it help with respect to this problem?)

In GHC 5.00, 'catchAllIO' is now called 'Exception.catch', and the
IOError and Exception types are now isomorphic.  Various other functions
in the Exception library have had names changes too.