JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Class ClassFormatError

  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Error
          extended by java.lang.LinkageError
              extended by java.lang.ClassFormatError
All Implemented Interfaces:
Direct Known Subclasses:
GenericSignatureFormatError, UnsupportedClassVersionError

public class ClassFormatError
extends LinkageError

Thrown when the Java Virtual Machine attempts to read a class file and determines that the file is malformed or otherwise cannot be interpreted as a class file.

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Serialized Form

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

Constructor Detail


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


public ClassFormatError(String s)
Constructs a ClassFormatError with the specified detail message.

s - the detail message.

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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