[Kaffe] java.io.File(Input|Output)Stream question.

Alexandre Oliva oliva at dcc.unicamp.br
Sat Feb 13 12:26:02 PST 1999

On Feb 12, 1999, Moses DeJong <dejong at cs.umn.edu> wrote:

> On Fri, 12 Feb 1999, Patrick Tullmann wrote:
>> > The problem is that they throw a FileNotFoundException. The correct
>> > thing to do in this case is to throw an IOException.

> Do you have a better idea?

Subclass FileNotFoundException as kaffe.io.UnreadableFileException and 
throw it in this case.  Unless someone expects exception.getClass() to 
return FileNotFoundException.class, this is completely backward

Alexandre Oliva  http://www.dcc.unicamp.br/~oliva  aoliva@{acm.org}
Universidade Estadual de Campinas, SP, Brasil

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