On 23 Sep 2015, at 17:20, Michael Godfrey <address@hidden> wrote:
On 09/23/2015 02:47 PM, John W. Eaton wrote:
I've revisited this change and updated my patch so that it applies to the current sources. I'm attaching the new version to this message.
To summarize, the idea is to change the error function to throw an exception so that we can eliminate the use of the global error_state variable over time (likely a very long time).
Is there any objection to going ahead with this change?
Seems to me a very good plan. I vote to apply the change.
Seems like a very good idea to me to.
I would just suggest revising this manual page as well pith the patch:
So at least we don't get any new code that uses error_state.