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Topic: debug... stop if errors or warnings
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Re: debug... stop if errors or warnings
Posted: Nov 2, 2012 12:13 PM
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it throws an error when you mex something and it fails to compile due to errors in the C-code.
wrapping it in a try catch is a good idea, I'll do that. it's just a bit cumbersome

"Steven_Lord" <> wrote in message <k70j3s$1cm$>...
> "Nick " <> wrote in message
> news:k6us3o$s0q$

> > In the debug menu under stop if errors or warnings there is an option
> > "Use message identifiers (dbstop if error messageid)"
> >
> > I would like instead to dbstop at all errors EXCEPT a certain one,
> > particularly MATLAB:MEX:genericFailure as it is quite annoying to manually
> > have to exit debug mode whenever i get compiler errors

> I don't know of a way to do that.
> If you're attempting to create a MEX-file and if it's acceptable for that
> process to fail in your application, wrap your MEX call in a TRY/CATCH
> block. If the caught error's identifier is MATLAB:MEX:genericFailure, simply
> continue on with your work; if it is not, RETHROW it, somewhat like the
> first example on the TRY/CATCH documentation page.
> However I would question whether or not it's acceptable for the MEX-file to
> fail to be compiled. MATLAB in general doesn't throw errors "just because."
> Errors are like pain to a human body; they're an indication of a larger
> problem, meant to draw your attention so you can fix the problem.
> --
> Steve Lord
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