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

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Tue May 11 18:56:52 PDT 2010

On 2010-05-11 13:38:15 -0700, Adam Ruppe said:

> 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:
>     {
>         if(getenv("VERBOSE_TESTS"))
>                 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
> preferred.

static if doesn't create a new scope.   You should use that instead and 
a debug version.


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