17 Language support library [support]

17.9 Exception handling [support.exception]

17.9.8 nested_­exception [except.nested]

namespace std { class nested_exception { public: nested_exception() noexcept; nested_exception(const nested_exception&) noexcept = default; nested_exception& operator=(const nested_exception&) noexcept = default; virtual ~nested_exception() = default; // access functions [[noreturn]] void rethrow_nested() const; exception_ptr nested_ptr() const noexcept; }; template<class T> [[noreturn]] void throw_with_nested(T&& t); template<class E> void rethrow_if_nested(const E& e); }
The class nested_­exception is designed for use as a mixin through multiple inheritance.
It captures the currently handled exception and stores it for later use.
[Note 1:
nested_­exception has a virtual destructor to make it a polymorphic class.
Its presence can be tested for with dynamic_­cast.
— end note]
nested_exception() noexcept;
Effects: The constructor calls current_­exception() and stores the returned value.
[[noreturn]] void rethrow_nested() const;
Effects: If nested_­ptr() returns a null pointer, the function calls the function std​::​terminate.
Otherwise, it throws the stored exception captured by *this.
exception_ptr nested_ptr() const noexcept;
Returns: The stored exception captured by this nested_­exception object.
template<class T> [[noreturn]] void throw_with_nested(T&& t);
Let U be decay_­t<T>.
Preconditions: U meets the Cpp17CopyConstructible requirements.
Throws: If is_­class_­v<U> && !is_­final_­v<U> && !is_­base_­of_­v<nested_­exception, U> is true, an exception of unspecified type that is publicly derived from both U and nested_­exception and constructed from std​::​forward<T>(t), otherwise std​::​forward<T>(t).
template<class E> void rethrow_if_nested(const E& e);
Effects: If E is not a polymorphic class type, or if nested_­exception is an inaccessible or ambiguous base class of E, there is no effect.
Otherwise, performs: if (auto p = dynamic_cast<const nested_exception*>(addressof(e))) p->rethrow_nested();