JDK 9 RFR of 8064463: BigDecimal should populate NumberFormatException message

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Mon Dec 29 08:46:21 UTC 2014

On 22/12/2014 21:13, Brian Burkhalter wrote:
> Please review at your convenience.
> Issue:	https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8064463
> Patch:	http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~bpb/8064463/webrev.00/
> Summary:
> Ensure that the message strings of all NumberFormatExceptions are populated with appropriate content, excluding where the NFE merely wraps another exception in its cause.
> It was suggested in the issue description to include the contents of the supplied character array in the exception message. This is not done in this patch for the reason that the resulting string could be quite large. If it seems reasonable to include the characters the patch can be so amended.
This looks okay to me. A minor inconsistency is that one of the 
"Exponent overflow " cases has a trailing dot, the other doesn't.


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