std::exception Class Reference

Base class for all library exceptions. More...

Inheritance diagram for std::exception:

std::bad_alloc std::bad_cast std::bad_exception std::bad_typeid std::ios_base::failure std::logic_error std::runtime_error std::domain_error std::invalid_argument std::length_error std::out_of_range std::overflow_error std::range_error std::underflow_error List of all members.

Public Member Functions

 exception () throw ()
virtual ~exception () throw ()
virtual const char * what () const throw ()

Detailed Description

Base class for all library exceptions.

This is the base class for all exceptions thrown by the standard library, and by certain language expressions. You are free to derive your own exception classes, or use a different hierarchy, or to throw non-class data (e.g., fundamental types).

Definition at line 52 of file exception.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

std::exception::exception  )  throw () [inline]

Definition at line 55 of file exception.

virtual std::exception::~exception  )  throw () [virtual]

Member Function Documentation

virtual const char* std::exception::what  )  const throw () [virtual]

Returns a C-style character string describing the general cause of the current error.

Reimplemented in std::ios_base::failure, std::logic_error, and std::runtime_error.

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