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From "Niall Pemberton (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Updated: (IO-249) Enhance closeQuietly to indicate success
Date Sun, 31 Oct 2010 13:17:24 GMT

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Niall Pemberton updated IO-249:
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    Attachment: IO-249-CloseableHandler.patch

Its probably irrelevant, but since I had an updated version that I did a while ago and I'm
about to change machine - I thought I'd attach the latest CloseableHandler version here &
test case so that it doesn't get lost

> Enhance closeQuietly to indicate success
> ----------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: IO-249
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IO-249
>             Project: Commons IO
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Utilities
>    Affects Versions: 2.0
>            Reporter: Paul Benedict
>            Assignee: Paul Benedict
>            Priority: Minor
>             Fix For: 3.x
>
>         Attachments: IO-249-CloseableHandler.patch
>
>
> A convention of some programmers is to emit a log warning when a resource fails to close.
Granted, such a condition is an error, but there's no reasonable recourse to the failure.
Using IOUtils.closeQuietly() is very useful but all information about the success/failure
is hidden. Returning Throwable will give insight into the error for diagnostic purposes. This
change will be compatible with today's usage since the method currently returns void.

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