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Re: classpath ./ChangeLog java/lang/

From: Brian Jones
Subject: Re: classpath ./ChangeLog java/lang/
Date: 15 Nov 2001 15:22:01 -0500
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Tom Tromey <address@hidden> writes:

> The docs are generally pretty bad about mentioning
> NullPointerException.  You can't really trust them on this issue.
> Another fix in this particular case would be to have parseDouble()
> throw NullPointerException if the String is null.  The libgcj
> implementation will already do this.
> A simple test (appended) shows that JDK 1.2 at least throws
> NullPointerException from parseDouble.

Perhaps we should just make the native code more robust then and throw
the NullPointerException there.  I'm in agreement that the
documentation on the runtime exceptions is not great.

Brian Jones <address@hidden>

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