Re: how to log enum (toValue) exceptions with java.util.logging?

"Daniel Pitts" <>
6 Dec 2006 19:33:54 -0800
Frank wrote:

I have a command line application, where I am trying to log all errors
to a file, and keep the commandline quiet.

In certain instances, I am getting some exceptions with
java.lang.Enum.valueOf (eg: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: No enum
const class org....). The exception is being logged into my file just
fine. Problem is, it's also appearing on command line.

To control logging, I'm pretty much using a properties file based off
this example:

With these changes:
# Set the default logging level for new FileHandler instances
java.util.logging.FileHandler.level = INFO
java.util.logging.ConsoleHandler.level = OFF

Any ideas on what else I can do to surpress the enum errors from the
command line?

I suggest creating an ssccee (read about it
<>) That way we can get more

I'm guessing that someone somewhere is catching that exception, calling
System.out.println, or e.printStackTrace(), and then rethrowing it.

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