Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.lang
Interface Thread.UncaughtExceptionHandler

All Known Implementing Classes:
ThreadGroup
Enclosing class:
Thread

public static interface Thread.UncaughtExceptionHandler

Interface for handlers invoked when a Thread abruptly terminates due to an uncaught exception.

When a thread is about to terminate due to an uncaught exception the Java Virtual Machine will query the thread for its UncaughtExceptionHandler using Thread.getUncaughtExceptionHandler() and will invoke the handler's uncaughtException method, passing the thread and the exception as arguments. If a thread has not had its UncaughtExceptionHandler explicitly set, then its ThreadGroup object acts as its UncaughtExceptionHandler. If the ThreadGroup object has no special requirements for dealing with the exception, it can forward the invocation to the default uncaught exception handler.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
Thread.setDefaultUncaughtExceptionHandler(java.lang.Thread.UncaughtExceptionHandler), Thread.setUncaughtExceptionHandler(java.lang.Thread.UncaughtExceptionHandler), ThreadGroup.uncaughtException(java.lang.Thread, java.lang.Throwable)

Method Summary
 void uncaughtException(Thread t, Throwable e)
          Method invoked when the given thread terminates due to the given uncaught exception.
 

Method Detail

uncaughtException

void uncaughtException(Thread t,
                       Throwable e)
Method invoked when the given thread terminates due to the given uncaught exception.

Any exception thrown by this method will be ignored by the Java Virtual Machine.

Parameters:
t - the thread
e - the exception

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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