bad_exception Class


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The class describes an exception that can be thrown from an unexpected handler.

class bad_exception    : public exception {};  

unexpected will throw a bad_exception instead of terminating or instead of calling another function specified with set_unexpected if bad_exception is included in the throw list of a function.

The value returned by what is an implementation-defined C string. None of the member functions throw any exceptions.

For a list of members inherited by the bad_exception class, see exception Class.

See set_unexpected for an example of the use of unexpected throwing a bad_exception.

Header: <exception>

Namespace: std

exception ClassThread Safety in the C++ Standard Library