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Re: srfi-64 apathetic test-error

From: John Cowan
Subject: Re: srfi-64 apathetic test-error
Date: Thu, 24 Oct 2019 12:21:46 -0400

Note however that such error tests are inherently non-portable (except in
R6RS systems only) and should be avoided when testing code intended to be

On Thu, Oct 24, 2019 at 12:20 PM Taylan Kammer <address@hidden>

> On 23.10.2019 06:37, Christopher Howard wrote:
> > Hi, I was just wondering: `test-error' from (srfi srfi-64) gives a pass
> > if it catches an exception, but it doesn't seem to care whether or not
> > the exception caught matches what you told it to expect. Is this a bug?
> The (test-error ...) form takes an optional "error-type" operand.  It
> can be an arbitrary predicate (one-argument procedure that returns a
> Boolean value) which tests if the error is the expected kind.
> See here for a complete documentation of the SRFI-64 API:
> - Taylan

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