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Exception: SyntaxError

Relationships & Source Files
Super Chains via Extension / Inclusion / Inheritance
Class Chain:
Instance Chain:
Inherits: ScriptError
Defined in: error.c,
error.c

Overview

Raised when encountering Ruby code with an invalid syntax.

eval("1+1=2")

raises the exception:

SyntaxError: (eval):1: syntax error, unexpected '=', expecting $end

Class Attribute Summary

::Exception - Inherited

.to_tty?

Returns true if exception messages will be sent to a tty.

Class Method Summary

::Exception - Inherited

.exception

With no argument, or if the argument is the same as the receiver, return the receiver.

.new

Construct a new ::Exception object, optionally passing in a message.

Instance Method Summary

::Exception - Inherited

#==

Equality—If obj is not an ::Exception, returns false.

#backtrace

Returns any backtrace associated with the exception.

#backtrace_locations

Returns any backtrace associated with the exception.

#cause

Returns the previous exception ($!) at the time this exception was raised.

#exception

With no argument, or if the argument is the same as the receiver, return the receiver.

#full_message

Returns formatted string of exception.

#inspect

Return this exception's class name and message.

#message

Returns the result of invoking exception.to_s.

#set_backtrace

Sets the backtrace information associated with exc.

#to_s

Returns exception's message (or the name of the exception if no message is set).

Constructor Details

.new([msg]) ⇒ syntax_error

Construct a SyntaxError exception.

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# File 'error.c', line 1841

static VALUE
syntax_error_initialize(int argc, VALUE *argv, VALUE self)
{
    VALUE mesg;
    if (argc == 0) {
	mesg = rb_fstring_lit("compile error");
	argc = 1;
	argv = &mesg;
    }
    return rb_call_super(argc, argv);
}