Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.lang.annotation
Class IncompleteAnnotationException

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

public class IncompleteAnnotationException
extends RuntimeException

Thrown to indicate that a program has attempted to access an element of an annotation type that was added to the annotation type definition after the annotation was compiled (or serialized). This exception will not be thrown if the new element has a default value.

Since:
1.5
See Also:
Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
IncompleteAnnotationException(Class<? extends Annotation> annotationType, String elementName)
          Constructs an IncompleteAnnotationException to indicate that the named element was missing from the specified annotation type.
 
Method Summary
 Class<? extends Annotation> annotationType()
          Returns the Class object for the annotation type with the missing element.
 String elementName()
          Returns the name of the missing 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

IncompleteAnnotationException

public IncompleteAnnotationException(Class<? extends Annotation> annotationType,
                                     String elementName)
Constructs an IncompleteAnnotationException to indicate that the named element was missing from the specified annotation type.

Parameters:
annotationType - the Class object for the annotation type
elementName - the name of the missing element
Method Detail

annotationType

public Class<? extends Annotation> annotationType()
Returns the Class object for the annotation type with the missing element.

Returns:
the Class object for the annotation type with the missing element

elementName

public String elementName()
Returns the name of the missing element.

Returns:
the name of the missing element

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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