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From Romain Manni-Bucau <rmannibu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Could the message for an illegal character in an option contain more information
Date Sun, 05 Apr 2015 11:13:35 GMT
+1 (from tomee community as a user)
Le 5 avr. 2015 12:42, "David Goodenough" <david.goodenough@btconnect.com> a
écrit :

> Currently the code in org.apache.commons.cli.OptionValidator generates an
> IllegalArgumentException which contains the message:-
>
> "illegal option value '" + ch + "'"
>
> This is generated in two places, one for single character options and one
> for
> multi character options.
>
> However this does not tell the caller which option it is contains this
> character, which makes debugging the error without the source (i.e most
> users) extremely difficult.
>
> Would it not be possible to change the message to:-
>
> "illegal option '" + opt + "' value '" + ch + "'"
>
> which would then at least identify the offending option.
>
> David
>
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