[Haskell-cafe] How to catch all exceptions that could be caught?

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 07:49:57 CET 2012

On 12 January 2012 17:34, Gregory Crosswhite <gcrosswhite at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/12/12 13:03, Magicloud Magiclouds wrote:
>> Hi,
>>   With Prelude.catch, I could write "catch () $ \_ -> return Nothing".
>> But with Control.Exception.catch, I must specify a type for the "_".
>> What should I do?
> Use SomeException for the type, as it is the base of the exception
> hierarchy.

But it is usually recommended that you *don't* do this, as it even
captures Ctrl-c invocations:

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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