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From "Gary Gregory" <ggreg...@seagullsoftware.com>
Subject RE: [lang] Using ReflectionToStringBuilder and excluding secure fields
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2005 00:13:44 GMT
Hello:

I've checked into SVN an experimental version with unit tests.

Please let me know if that would suit you needs as it does mine ;-)

Gary

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steven Caswell [mailto:steven.caswell@gmail.com]
> Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2005 3:28 PM
> To: Jakarta Commons Developers List
> Subject: Re: [lang] Using ReflectionToStringBuilder and excluding
secure
> fields
> 
> +1
> 
> I've thought about something similar, just never did anything about
> it. I like the idea of being able to exclude some fields from the
> string build.
> 
> On 8/4/05, Gary Gregory <ggregory@seagullsoftware.com> wrote:
> > Hello:
> >
> > Right now, I use the code below to exclude password fields from
output.
> >
> >     /**
> >      * Builds a String for a toString method excluding the given
field
> > name.
> >      *
> >      * @param obj
> >      *            The object to "toString".
> >      * @param excludeFieldName
> >      *            The field name to exclude
> >      * @return The toString String.
> >      */
> >     public static String toStringExcluding(Object obj, final String
> > excludeFieldName) {
> >         return (new ReflectionToStringBuilder(obj) {
> >             protected boolean accept(Field f) {
> >                 return super.accept(f) &&
> > !f.getName().equals(excludeFieldName);
> >             }
> >         }).toString();
> >     }
> >
> > I could imagine writing my call sites like this instead:
> >
> > new ReflectionToStringBuilder(obj).setExcludeFields(new
> > String[]{"password"}).toString();
> >
> > Which means adding the set/getExcludeFields() feature.
> >
> > Any thoughts?
> >
> > Gary
> >
> >
> 
> 
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