Bug 18425

Summary: cell->getDateCellValue() method
Product: POI Reporter: Godfrey Nang'oma <gnangoma>
Component: HSSFAssignee: POI Developers List <dev>
Severity: normal    
Priority: P3    
Version: unspecified   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: Other   
OS: other   

Description Godfrey Nang'oma 2003-03-27 19:02:37 UTC
After calling the method cell.getDateCellValue(), the program exits when the 
cell called upon does not have data of the type Date.

Based on documentation, it should throw an exception instead of exiting the 
Comment 1 Josh Micich 2008-08-25 12:43:43 UTC
The bug description seems to imply a call to System.exit() or similar, which seems very unlikely.  The data-type checking exception code in HSSFCell.getDateCellValue() has been unchanged since svn r352092 (Feb-2002)

Please re-open if this bug is observable in any recent version of POI