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Deprecated since release 1.5. Use sys.exc_info instead.

Since sys.exc_type, sys.exc_value and sys.exc_traceback are global variables, they are not specific to the current thread, so their use is not safe in a multi-threaded program.

When no exception is being handled, sys.exc_type is set to None and the other two are undefined.