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validator unparseable date exception?

Jason Berk
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Joined: May 03, 2006
Posts: 41
why is it when the validator sees an invalid date it pukes a stack trace in the log? From the view, everything behaved as expected...but I'd hate to think everytime some user entered a bad date we'd get this massive stack trace in the log.


org.apache.commons.validator.GenericTypeValidator 02/40/1977
TRAS0014I: The following exception was logged:
java.text.ParseException: Unparseable date: "02/40/1977"
at java.text.DateFormat.parse(
at ...
at ...
stack trace here
at ...
at ...
Merrill Higginson
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Joined: Feb 15, 2005
Posts: 4864
You may want to tweak the logging level for org.apache.commons. If you set it to "FATAL" you may be able to get rid of this stuff.

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