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why should not caught Exception

pooja jain
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Joined: Jan 12, 2005
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I know that this is not recommended , but what exactly the reason ?
In which situation , it is recommended ?
In K&B book it is given that , you will not get proper message ( log ) if you will use this , I am not getting why ?
e.printStackTrace() will be called based on object ( Exception ) type ( late binding ) , so I think we will get proper message .

please help me .
Thanks in advance .


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ankur rathi
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Joined: Oct 11, 2004
Posts: 3830
One reason may be this : In real project , we never just write printStackTrace() method in a catch block , we do something specific depends on exception type .

Like if there is FileNotFoundException then we can provide any local file . So we catch exception separately & do something specific for them .

In which situation , it is recommended ?

Well , I don't think , it is recommended in any situation .
 
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