JavaTM 2 Platform
Std. Ed. v1.4.2

Class ClassFormatError

  extended byjava.lang.Throwable
      extended byjava.lang.Error
          extended byjava.lang.LinkageError
              extended byjava.lang.ClassFormatError
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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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Constructor Summary
          Constructs a ClassFormatError with no detail message.
ClassFormatError(String s)
          Constructs a ClassFormatError with the specified detail message.
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
Std. Ed. v1.4.2

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