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From "Phil Steitz" <>
Subject Re: [math] possible issue with ValueServer.getNextReplay()
Date Mon, 14 Jan 2008 05:24:12 GMT
On Jan 13, 2008 1:16 PM, Luc Maisonobe <> wrote:
> Still playing with findbugs, I have encounter another thing I don't
> understand.
> The getNextReplay() method in ValueServer has a wrap feature to restart
> file reading when EOF is encountered. This feature is triggered when
> readLine returns null, but only one test is performed.
> I think that this  could produce a NullPointerException is the provided
> file is empty. I don't see any check for this. Adding a check would
> imply changing the method signature by adding a new Exception (the
> method only declares throwing IOException).
> Any thoughts about this ?

I have not tried with an empty file, but it looks to me like you
should get either IOException or NumberFormatException, as advertised.
  Did you get NPE with an empty file?


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