Java Platform 1.2
Class GeneralSecurityException

Direct Known Subclasses:
CertificateException, CRLException, DigestException, InvalidAlgorithmParameterException, InvalidKeySpecException, InvalidParameterSpecException, KeyException, KeyStoreException, NoSuchAlgorithmException, NoSuchProviderException, SignatureException, UnrecoverableKeyException

public class GeneralSecurityException
extends Exception

This is the general security exception class, which serves to group all the exception classes of the package that extend from it. (Exceptions are AccessControlException and CertificateException, which subclass from java.lang.SecurityException, and ProviderException and InvalidParameterException, which subclass from java.lang.RuntimeException.)

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Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
          Constructs a GeneralSecurityException with no detail message.
GeneralSecurityException(String msg)
          Constructs a GeneralSecurityException with the specified detail message.
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Throwable
fillInStackTrace, getLocalizedMessage, getMessage, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, toString
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public GeneralSecurityException()
Constructs a GeneralSecurityException with no detail message.


public GeneralSecurityException(String msg)
Constructs a GeneralSecurityException with the specified detail message. A detail message is a String that describes this particular exception.
msg - the detail message.

Java Platform 1.2

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