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Errors

There are a number of ways to generate errors in contracts.

One way is error enum types, that are defined by contracts and that map errors to unsigned 32-bit integer values. They are usable as error values in the return types of contract functions.

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The errors example demonstrates how to define your own error types.

Error Enums‚Äč

Errors are a special type of enum integer type that are stored on ledger as Status values containing a u32 code.

#[contracterror]
#[derive(Copy, Clone, Debug, Eq, PartialEq, PartialOrd, Ord)]
#[repr(u32)]
pub enum Error {
AnError = 1,
}

When converted to XDR, the value becomes an ScVal, containing a ScStatus, containing the integer value of the error as contract error.

{"status":{"contractError":1}}