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Prohibited exception thrown

Reports throw statements that throw an inappropriate exception. For example an exception can be inappropriate because it is overly generic, such as java.lang.Exception or java.io.IOException.

Example:

void setup(Mode mode) { if (mode == null) throw new RuntimeException("Problem during setup"); // warning: Prohibited exception 'RuntimeException' thrown ... }

Use the Prohibited exceptions list to specify which exceptions should be reported.

Inspection options

Here you can find the description of settings available for the Prohibited exception thrown inspection, and the reference of their default values.

Prohibited exceptions

[java.lang.Throwable, java.lang.Exception, java.lang.Error, java.lang.RuntimeException, java.lang.NullPointerException, java.lang.ClassCastException, java.lang.ArrayIndexOutOfBoundsException]

Inspection Details

By default bundled with:

IntelliJ IDEA 2024.1, Qodana for JVM 2024.1,

Can be installed with plugin:

Java, 241.16690

Last modified: 29 April 2024