Rcpp Version 0.12.12
RcppInline/UncaughtExceptions.r

An example of how to catch C++ exceptions even without a try / catch block.

#!/usr/bin/env r
#
# Copyright (C) 2009 - 2010 Romain Francois and Dirk Eddelbuettel
#
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require(Rcpp)
## NOTE: This is the old way to compile Rcpp code inline.
## The code here has left as a historical artifact and tribute to the old way.
## Please use the code under the "new" inline compilation section.
require(inline)
funx_old <- cxxfunction(
signature(),
'throw std::range_error("boom"); return R_NilValue ; ',
plugin = "Rcpp" )
## NOTE: Within this section, the new way to compile Rcpp code inline has been
## written. Please use the code next as a template for your own project.
cppFunction('
SEXP funx(){
throw std::range_error("boom"); return R_NilValue ;
}')
tryCatch( funx(), "C++Error" = function(e){
cat( sprintf( "C++ exception of class '%s' : %s\n", class(e)[1L], e$message ) )
} )
# or using a direct handler
tryCatch( funx(), "std::range_error" = function(e){
cat( sprintf( "C++ exception of class '%s' : %s\n", class(e)[1L], e$message ) )
} )
# just to check things carry on
print( rnorm(10) )