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class SyntaxError

Parent:
ScriptError

Raised when encountering Ruby code with an invalid syntax.

eval("1+1=2")

raises the exception:

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

Public Class Methods

new([msg]) → syntax_error Show source

Construct a SyntaxError exception.

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

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