org.junit.runner.notification
Class Failure

java.lang.Object
  extended by org.junit.runner.notification.Failure
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable

public class Failure
extends Object
implements Serializable

A Failure holds a description of the failed test and the exception that was thrown while running it. In most cases the Description will be of a single test. However, if problems are encountered while constructing the test (for example, if a BeforeClass method is not static), it may describe something other than a single test.

Since:
4.0
See Also:
Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
Failure(Description description, Throwable thrownException)
          Constructs a Failure with the given description and exception.
 
Method Summary
 Description getDescription()
           
 Throwable getException()
           
 String getMessage()
          Convenience method
 String getTestHeader()
           
 String getTrace()
          Convenience method
 String toString()
           
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Constructor Detail

Failure

public Failure(Description description,
               Throwable thrownException)
Constructs a Failure with the given description and exception.

Parameters:
description - a Description of the test that failed
thrownException - the exception that was thrown while running the test
Method Detail

getTestHeader

public String getTestHeader()
Returns:
a user-understandable label for the test

getDescription

public Description getDescription()
Returns:
the raw description of the context of the failure.

getException

public Throwable getException()
Returns:
the exception thrown

toString

public String toString()
Overrides:
toString in class Object

getTrace

public String getTrace()
Convenience method

Returns:
the printed form of the exception

getMessage

public String getMessage()
Convenience method

Returns:
the message of the thrown exception


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