Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

java.lang.reflect
Interface GenericArrayType

All Superinterfaces:
Type

public interface GenericArrayType
extends Type

GenericArrayType represents an array type whose component type is either a parameterized type or a type variable.

Since:
1.5

Method Summary
 Type getGenericComponentType()
          Returns a Type object representing the component type of this array.
 

Method Detail

getGenericComponentType

Type getGenericComponentType()
Returns a Type object representing the component type of this array. This method creates the component type of the array. See the declaration of ParameterizedType for the semantics of the creation process for parameterized types and see TypeVariable for the creation process for type variables.

Returns:
a Type object representing the component type of this array
Throws:
TypeNotPresentException - if the underlying array type's component type refers to a non-existent type declaration
MalformedParameterizedTypeException - if the underlying array type's component type refers to a parameterized type that cannot be instantiated for any reason

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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