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RubyFlow The Ruby and Rails community linklog


The Ruby and Rails community linklog

Made a library? Written a blog post? Found a useful tutorial? Share it with the Ruby community here or just enjoy what everyone else has found!

The somewhat peculiar behavior of Ruby's Thread#raise

When you call Thread#raise, the exception will be raised at whatever point of execution that thread happens to be at. In my blog post, The somewhat peculiar behavior of Ruby’s Thread#raise, I explore why that does make sense, but why it means you should only ever call Thread#raise if you have complete control over what code is inside that Thread and if it expects exception raises to be invoked by the outer context.

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