Should scope(exit) be valid outside of a scope?

Adam Ruppe destructionator at
Tue May 11 13:38:15 PDT 2010

On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 10:18:29PM +0200, Don wrote:
> Currently the scope(exit) doesn't get executed at all (it's bugzilla
> 1894). But I suspect that any such use of scope guards is a bug.
> Can we just make it illegal?

I was pondering named unit tests and wanted to use this:

                scope(exit) writefln("Test successful");

But it didn't work. The alternative, scope(exit) if(blah) write; should
accomplish the same task though.

I'd be good with it being an error, to make it obvious which method is

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