to raise a exception isn't a bug
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Sun Jun 21 00:41:26 UTC 2009
> Markus Schönhaber wrote:
>> Dotan Cohen:
>> I'm not sure what you're hinting at. Raising an exception really isn't a
>> bug but a way to cope with an error condition that can't be handled
> "Raising" an exception isn't a bug, but failing to _handle_ said exception
> has to be. No user application should be exiting with exceptions.
What's your point?
python-apt isn't a user application. Therefore closing said bug wrt
python-apt as invalid is perfectly reasonable.
>> The above bug report affects two packages - python-apt and
>> install-package. Somewhere in python-apt the exception may be raised.
>> But that's not the problem but rather that install-package wasn't able
>> to handle this exception gracefully. And for the latter a fix is released.
>> To me, everything seems to be well and sensible. Or do I miss something?
> Everything seems well if a fix has been released.
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