Status of exception handling

Don Stewart dons at
Mon Oct 22 00:30:43 EDT 2007

> What's the status of exception handling?  A couple of years ago, I think
> it wasn't clear how to do that in the Haskell context.  Are there any
> GHC extensions which provide means to retry on temporary errors, without
> passing too much status around?

We use exceptions freely, though they do tend to be used for the more
exceptional events. Check Control.Exception for the full story, and some
other things in Control.Concurrent.

-- Don

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