"Holden Glova" <dsafari / paradise.net.nz> wrote in message
> On Sat, 18 Jan 2003 17:49, Shashank Date wrote:
> > How do I get the type (class)  of exception thrown by any given peice of
> > code ?

<snip>

> irb(main):011:1> rescue StandardError => e
> irb(main):012:1> puts e.type.to_s
> irb(main):013:1> end

But of course ! Duh !!
I modified it slightly as:

   rescue Exception => e

to catch every possible exception.

> - --
> Signed,
> Holden Glova

Thanks a lot ...

-- shanko