Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.lang
Class InstantiationError

java.lang.Object
  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:
Serializable

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.

Since:
JDK1.0
See Also:
Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
InstantiationError()
          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

InstantiationError

public InstantiationError()
Constructs an InstantiationError with no detail message.


InstantiationError

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

Parameters:
s - the detail message.

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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