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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. This exception can be thrown by the API used to read annotations reflectively.
IncompleteAnnotationExceptionpublic IncompleteAnnotationException(Class<? extends Annotation> annotationType, String elementName)Constructs an IncompleteAnnotationException to indicate that the named element was missing from the specified annotation type.
annotationType- the Class object for the annotation type
elementName- the name of the missing element
NullPointerException- if either parameter is
annotationTypeReturns the Class object for the annotation type with the missing element.
- the Class object for the annotation type with the missing element
elementNamepublic String elementName()Returns the name of the missing element.
- the name of the missing element