Exception: EOFError

Inherits:
IOError show all
Defined in:
io.c,
io.c

Overview

Raised by some IO operations when reaching the end of file. Many IO methods exist in two forms,

one that returns nil when the end of file is reached, the other raises EOFError EOFError.

EOFError is a subclass of IOError.

file = File.open("/etc/hosts")
file.read
file.gets     #=> nil
file.readline #=> EOFError: end of file reached

Method Summary

Methods inherited from Exception

#==, #backtrace, #backtrace_locations, #cause, exception, #exception, #initialize, #inspect, #message, #set_backtrace, #to_s

Constructor Details

This class inherits a constructor from Exception