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Is the sequence of output correct?

Balaguru Janarthanan
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Joined: Nov 01, 2000
Posts: 37
public class Mine {
public static void main(String argv[]){
Mine m=new Mine();
public int amethod() {
try {
FileInputStream dis=new FileInputStream("Hello.txt");
catch (FileNotFoundException fne) {
System.out.println("No such file found");
return -1;
catch(IOException ioe) {
System.out.println("Doing finally");
return 0;
prints: Nosuchfilefound, doing finally, -1.
is it not like this: Nosuchfilefound,-1,doingfinally.
pls help.
Manfred Leonhardt
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Joined: Jan 09, 2001
Posts: 1492
Hi Balaguru,
Yes the output order is correct. The finally part of a try block will always be executed before completing the block. The only way to avoid executing a finally block would be to call System.exit() method from within the try or catch blocks.
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