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From David Goodenough <david.goodeno...@btconnect.com>
Subject Re: Please make Exceptions more useful...
Date Wed, 02 Apr 2008 18:30:16 GMT
On Wednesday 02 April 2008, Craig L Russell wrote:
> Hi David,
>
> > Which module should it be attached to?
>
> You can put it anywhere that makes sense to you. If it ends up in the
> wrong place, the community will update it.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Craig
>
> On Apr 2, 2008, at 10:41 AM, David Goodenough wrote:
> > On Wednesday 02 April 2008, Craig L Russell wrote:
> >> Hi David,
> >>
> >> Excellent comment. Can you please file a JIRA so we can track this
> >> request?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >>
> >> Craig
> >>
> >> On Apr 2, 2008, at 5:46 AM, David Goodenough wrote:
> >>> I just got an error message which said:-
> >>>
> >>> Exception in thread "main" <openjpa-1.0.2-r420667:627158 nonfatal
> >>> general
> >>> error> org.apache.openjpa.persistence.PersistenceException:
> >>> java.util.Date
> >>> cannot be cast to java.util.Collection
> >>>
> >>> In this (and the accompanying stack trace) there is no indication
> >>> which Date
> >>> object cannot be cast to a Collection.  Yes from the stack trace I
> >>> know that
> >>> I was trying to persist a particular root object, but I have no idea
> >>> which
> >>> class and field this error refers to.  Simply adding the class and
> >>> field would
> >>> make debugging so much easier.
> >>>
> >>> Then once I know which Date field it might be, I can start to try to
> >>> work out
> >>> why it wanted to cast it to a collection.  Presumably this was it
> >>> was trying
> >>> to map this to a particular table, or to a set of objects of a given
> >>> type, and
> >>> again it would be useful to know what application object as opposed
> >>> to raw
> >>> java class it was trying to map to.
> >>>
> >>> David
> >>
> >> Craig Russell
> >> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/
> >> jdo
> >> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
> >> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
> >
> > David
>
> Craig Russell
> Architect, Sun Java Enterprise System http://java.sun.com/products/jdo
> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@sun.com
> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!

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David

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