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ahsan mir
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Joined: Jul 17, 2006
Posts: 42
when i try to compile the following code as part of a servlet application , the following Xlint:unchecked error occurs.I cant understand since I am using jdk1.5 or is it referring to generics in collections?if so could anyone pls reply how to fix it(inc any code help).Thanks in advance.

import java.util.*;

public class BeerExpert{
public List getBrands(String color) {
List brands = new ArrayList();

brands.add("Jack Amber");
brands.add("Red Moose");
brands.add("Jail Pale Aile");
return (brands);


Note: uses unchecked or unsafe operations.
Note :Recompile with -Xlint:unchecked for details
Christophe Verré

Joined: Nov 24, 2005
Posts: 14688

If you're studying for SCWCD, you'd better use sdk1.4 instead.
That would spare you some time resolving that kind of problems.

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marc weber

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This is a cross-post. Please continue this discussion in the Java in General (beginner) forum.

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