WebAssembly.RuntimeError() constructor

The WebAssembly.RuntimeError() constructor creates a new WebAssembly RuntimeError object — the type that is thrown whenever WebAssembly specifies a trap.

Syntax

new WebAssembly.RuntimeError(message, fileName, lineNumber)

Parameters

message Optional
Human-readable description of the error.
fileName Optional
The name of the file containing the code that caused the exception.
lineNumber Optional
The line number of the code that caused the exception.

Examples

Creating a new RuntimeError instance

The following snippet creates a new RuntimeError instance, and logs its details to the console:

try {
  throw new WebAssembly.RuntimeError('Hello', 'someFile', 10);
} catch (e) {
  console.log(e instanceof RuntimeError); // true
  console.log(e.message);                 // "Hello"
  console.log(e.name);                    // "RuntimeError"
  console.log(e.fileName);                // "someFile"
  console.log(e.lineNumber);              // 10
  console.log(e.columnNumber);            // 0
  console.log(e.stack);                   // returns the location where the code was run
}

Specifications

Specification
WebAssembly JavaScript Interface
The definition of 'WebAssembly.RunTimeError constructor' in that specification.
ECMAScript (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'NativeError constructor' in that specification.

Browser compatibility

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RuntimeError() constructorChrome Full support 57Edge Full support 16Firefox Full support 52
Notes
Full support 52
Notes
Notes Disabled in the Firefox 52 Extended Support Release (ESR).
IE No support NoOpera Full support 44Safari Full support 11WebView Android Full support 57Chrome Android Full support 57Firefox Android Full support 52
Notes
Full support 52
Notes
Notes Disabled in the Firefox 52 Extended Support Release (ESR).
Opera Android Full support 43Safari iOS Full support 11Samsung Internet Android Full support 7.0nodejs Full support 8.0.0

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