Rollback on every checked exception, whenever I say @Transactional

Custom Shortcut Annotations

I know, that I could create a custom
annotation, but that seems unnatural.

No, this is exactly the use case for a Custom Annotation. Here’s a quote from Custom Shortcut Annotations in the Spring Reference:

If you find you are repeatedly using
the same attributes with
@Transactional on many different
methods, then Spring’s meta-annotation
support allows you to define custom
shortcut annotations for your specific
use cases.

Sample Code

And here’s a sample annotation for your use case:

@Target({ElementType.METHOD, ElementType.TYPE})
public @interface MyAnnotation {

Now annotate your services and / or methods with @MyAnnotation (you’ll think of a better name). This is well-tested functionality that works by default. Why re-invent the wheel?

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