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From "Phil Steitz" <phil.ste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DBCP] Remove SQLNestedException
Date Tue, 24 Jul 2007 14:56:40 GMT
On 7/23/07, Dain Sundstrom <dain@iq80.com> wrote:
> DBCP-143 talks about problem with propagation of SQLNestedException
> to clients and the comment suggests a conversion to normal Java
> nested exception when we switch to Java 1.4.  Since we made the leap,
> I did a bit of refactoring to remove this exception class.  Basically
> I replace:
>
>    new SQLNestedException(msg, e);
>
> with:
>
>    (SQLException) new SQLException(msg).initCause(e);
>
> I attached this at a patch to 143 as I'm not 100% sure we want to go
> this direction.
>
> So, should we drop SQLNestedException?

This is tempting, but it breaks backward compatibility, so we should
probably deprecate in 1.3 and remove in the next major release.  I
guess the deprecation warning / release notes should just tell people
to remove "legacy" casts in client code, since we never advertise this
exception.

Phil

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