JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Class InstantiationError

  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Error
          extended by java.lang.LinkageError
              extended by java.lang.IncompatibleClassChangeError
                  extended by java.lang.InstantiationError
All Implemented Interfaces:

public class InstantiationError
extends IncompatibleClassChangeError

Thrown when an application tries to use the Java new construct to instantiate an abstract class or an interface.

Normally, this error is caught by the compiler; this error can only occur at run time if the definition of a class has incompatibly changed.

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Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
          Constructs an InstantiationError with no detail message.
InstantiationError(String s)
          Constructs an InstantiationError 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 InstantiationError()
Constructs an InstantiationError with no detail message.


public InstantiationError(String s)
Constructs an InstantiationError with the specified detail message.

s - the detail message.

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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