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Cannot mock Exceptions/ Throwable with @Mocked annotation #457
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From eclipse JUnit tests stop to run cause an StackOverflowError claiming a NoClassDefFoundError/ ClassNotFoundException when an exception type field is annotated with @Mocked annotation. From ANT execution crashes with an "JVM exited abnormally" error. @tested on the other hand works fine though.
When an exception type is mocked with @Mocked annotation as method parameter the test just fails directly with the appropriate failure message: "java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Class java.lang.Throwable is not mockable". Even though it's a standard JDK exception type or a custom one.
In JMockit version 1.32 the mocking of exception types worked fine, so I think the behaviour changed with the release of version 1.33 (which became extended features with the @tested annotation).