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Published: Oct 28, 2014 License: BSD-3-Clause Imports: 3 Imported by: 0



Package exit provides an alternative to os.Exit(int) that executes deferred functions before exiting.

Defer a call to exit.Recover() or exit.RecoverAll() at the beginning of main(). Use exit.Return(int) to initiate an exit.

func main() {
	defer exit.Recover()

func f() {

This package should only be used from the main goroutine.



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func Recover

func Recover()

Recover should be deferred as the first line of main(). It recovers the panic initiated by Return and converts it to a call to os.Exit. Any functions deferred after Recover in the main goroutine should be executed prior to exiting. Recover will re-panic anything other than the panic it expects from Return.

func RecoverAll

func RecoverAll()

RecoverAll can be deferred instead of Recover as the first line of main(). Instead of re-panicking, RecoverAll will absorb any panic and convert it to an error log entry with a stack trace, followed by a call to os.Exit(255).

func Return

func Return(code int)

Return initiates a panic that sends the return code to the deferred Recover, executing other deferred functions along the way. When the panic reaches Recover, the return code will be passed to os.Exit. This should only be called from the main goroutine.


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