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bug #53523: In javaMethod, include signature when method not found

Submitted by:  Adrian <adaerr>
Submitted on:  Fri 30 Mar 2018 11:01:29 AM UTC  
 
Category:  Octave Function Severity:  2 - Minor
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  Documentation
Status:  None Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  4.2.2 Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Fri 30 Mar 2018 11:01:29 AM UTC, original submission:

When javaMethod() cannot find a method that can be matched to the parameters, it prints the message:

error: [java] java.lang.NoSuchMethodException: someMethod

This is slightly inaccurate in that it is incomplete: someMethod may well exist, but it may simply be impossible to find a signature that can be matched (via potential octave->java conversions) to the parameters of the call.

It would be less perturbing if either the error message were more explicit, or the documentation mentioned something along the lines of "A java.lang.NoSuchMethodException is thrown if either the METHODNAME is not found, or the ARGs cannot be matched to the method signature(s)".

Adrian <adaerr>

 

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