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Java Exception handling Sequential File Processing

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If you want to catch 3 types of exceptions, in other words, you will have 3 catch blocks, which one will you type first, the most specific exception? or the most general exception?
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by:for_yan
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You normally catch the most specific excpetion in the most
inner try - catch area
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by:bakerule22
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ok thanks
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see example here:
http://today.java.net/pub/a/today/2003/12/04/exceptions.html

File prefsFile = new File(prefsFilename);

try
{
    readPreferences(prefsFile);
}
catch (FileNotFoundException e)
{
    // alert the user that the specified file
    // does not exist
}
catch (EOFException e)
{
    // alert the user that the end of the file
    // was reached
}
catch (ObjectStreamException e)
{
    // alert the user that the file is corrupted
}
catch (IOException e)
{
    // alert the user that some other I/O
    // error occurred
}

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