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From Peter Reilly <peter.rei...@corvil.com>
Subject Re: Trapping RuntimeExceptions form Tasks
Date Wed, 05 May 2004 13:02:50 GMT
There are a lot of "errors" that should be converted
to buildexceptions.

examples are "NoClassDefFoundError", "VerifyError" etc

Peter

Jose Alberto Fernandez wrote:

>Fair enough, but notice that the fix to <subant> failonerror
>(or is it the keepGoing global switch) will swallow Errors.
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>In any case, is there concensus to do at least the RuntimeExceptions.
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>Jose Alberto
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>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Stefan Bodewig [mailto:bodewig@apache.org] 
>>Sent: 05 May 2004 07:34
>>To: dev@ant.apache.org
>>Subject: Re: Trapping RuntimeExceptions form Tasks
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>>On 04 May 2004, Erik Meade <ant-m@eghm.net> wrote:
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>>>Why don't you feel comfortable catching Errors?
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>>Since Errors should only be thrown in unrecoverable 
>>situations (that's the theory, I know).
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>>I don't think that Ant should continue after an 
>>OutOfMemoryError for example  There are others and we'll 
>>never manage to enumerate all Throwables that we don't want to catch.
>>
>>Stefan
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