JDK 8 code review request for 7055295: (reflect) add conventional constructor to GenericSignatureFormatError

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at oracle.com
Thu Jun 16 16:35:53 UTC 2011

On 6/16/2011 9:21 AM, Mike Duigou wrote:
> Perhaps the chained exception constructor would also be useful. I can imagine that whatever was parsing the signature might throw an exception with it's parse state that could then be captured (without needing to use initCause()) in the thrown GenericSignatureFormatError
> Mike

Hi Mike.

At least as currently used in the JDK, the String constructor would 
suffice -- there are no causal exceptions in how the signature parser is 

(If we were to add a third constructor taking a cause, we should also 
add a fourth constructor taking a cause and a message.)


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