Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.lang.annotation
Class AnnotationTypeMismatchException

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Exception
          extended by java.lang.RuntimeException
              extended by java.lang.annotation.AnnotationTypeMismatchException
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable

public class AnnotationTypeMismatchException
extends RuntimeException

Thrown to indicate that a program has attempted to access an element of an annotation whose type has changed after the annotation was compiled (or serialized).

Since:
1.5
See Also:
Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
AnnotationTypeMismatchException(Method element, String foundType)
          Constructs an AnnotationTypeMismatchException for the specified annotation type element and found data type.
 
Method Summary
 Method element()
          Returns the Method object for the incorrectly typed element.
 String foundType()
          Returns the type of data found in the incorrectly typed element.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Throwable
fillInStackTrace, getCause, getLocalizedMessage, getMessage, getStackTrace, initCause, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, setStackTrace, toString
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

AnnotationTypeMismatchException

public AnnotationTypeMismatchException(Method element,
                                       String foundType)
Constructs an AnnotationTypeMismatchException for the specified annotation type element and found data type.

Parameters:
element - the Method object for the annotation element
foundType - the (erroneous) type of data found in the annotation. This string may, but is not required to, contain the value as well. The exact format of the string is unspecified.
Method Detail

element

public Method element()
Returns the Method object for the incorrectly typed element.

Returns:
the Method object for the incorrectly typed element

foundType

public String foundType()
Returns the type of data found in the incorrectly typed element. The returned string may, but is not required to, contain the value as well. The exact format of the string is unspecified.

Returns:
the type of data found in the incorrectly typed element

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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