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From "Patrick Linskey" <>
Subject RE: RollbackException.toString()
Date Mon, 30 Oct 2006 20:17:56 GMT
> As with all the the org.apache.openjpa.persistence.*Exception  
> classes, it appears to defer to  
> org.apache.openjpa.util.Exceptions.toString(ExceptionInfo), whose  
> behavior is presumably expected. Since JDK 1.4/1.5's  
> Throwable.toString() doesn't print out nested exception messages, I  
> don't see any reason why we should. Furthermore, in cases 
> where there  
> are many nested exceptions (e.g., when a rollback occurs due to many  
> optimistic violations, which has a nested exception per failed  
> instance).
> Are there any specific cases where you think the toString() would be  
> nice to have?

The situation I'm looking at right now, for one: I'm seeing an
optimistic lock exception, and the OpenJPA exception translation is
obscuring the full stack, so I just get the stack from the point of
translation, rather than from the point of origin.


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