Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

Class UnknownElementException

  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Exception
          extended by java.lang.RuntimeException
              extended by javax.lang.model.element.UnknownElementException
All Implemented Interfaces:

public class UnknownElementException
extends RuntimeException

Indicates that an unknown kind of element was encountered. This can occur if the language evolves and new kinds of elements are added to the Element hierarchy. May be thrown by an element visitor to indicate that the visitor was created for a prior version of the language.

See Also:
ElementVisitor.visitUnknown(javax.lang.model.element.Element, P), Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
UnknownElementException(Element e, Object p)
          Creates a new UnknownElementException.
Method Summary
 Object getArgument()
          Returns the additional argument.
 Element getUnknownElement()
          Returns the unknown 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


public UnknownElementException(Element e,
                               Object p)
Creates a new UnknownElementException. The p parameter may be used to pass in an additional argument with information about the context in which the unknown element was encountered; for example, the visit methods of ElementVisitor may pass in their additional parameter.

e - the unknown element, may be null
p - an additional parameter, may be null
Method Detail


public Element getUnknownElement()
Returns the unknown element. The value may be unavailable if this exception has been serialized and then read back in.

the unknown element, or null if unavailable


public Object getArgument()
Returns the additional argument.

the additional argument

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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