Re: println inside catch throwing Nullpointerexception?

Lew <>
Mon, 12 Nov 2007 19:15:26 -0500
<> wrote:

           catch (LDAPReferralException e)
                   System.out.println("LDAP search failed ...");
                   System.out.println("LDAPReferralException = [" + e + "]"); <<--We
think Nullpointerexception being thrown here...

Lew wrote:

Unlikely. But we won't be able to tell until you answer the three questions I
asked earlier about the exception, along with at least the first few lines of
the stack trace.

You're aware that the exception message tells what's wrong and the stack trace
tells where, right? wrote:

The reason that we think that that is where the problem is occurring
is that we see the output line:

LDAP search failed ...

But we don't see an output line like:

LDAPReferralException = [xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]

after that...

How does this indicate a NullPointerException?

We're not getting a stack trace :( , otherwise I'd have posted some of
it (we can't get files directly off of this system).

Huh? Don't you control the code that catches the exception? Have it print a
stack trace as part of its message, along with the e.getMessage() output.

If you don't answer our questions, we aren't able to answer yours.

Good luck.


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