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ex.printStackTrace() to String

Kevin P Smith
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Joined: Feb 18, 2005
Posts: 362
Hi guys,

I need to convert a ex.printStackTrace into a String so that it can be used in a SQL query to insert it into a table.

This needs to be done from a JSP (inside a try/catch)

Any clues?

Ben Souther

Joined: Dec 11, 2004
Posts: 13410

Look at:

All throwables have the getStackTrace method which returns an array of StackTraceElement. You can iterate through that array and build a string with any of the the properties that you like.

Even better, you can put each property into it's own table row.

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Jaikiran Pai

Joined: Jul 20, 2005
Posts: 10403

Try this out:

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Kevin P Smith
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Joined: Feb 18, 2005
Posts: 362
Cheers guys, I went for the secoind option in the end. works a treat, even get the formatting back when returning SQL results.
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