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sona gold
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Joined: Feb 14, 2001
Posts: 234
Q8. What will be the result of compiling following code
public class MyClass
public class MyClass
{
final int i ;
public static void main(String[] arguments)
{
System.out.println(new MyClass().i);
}
}
gives compile time error
why???

sona<br />SCJP
Ravindra Mohan
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Joined: Mar 16, 2001
Posts: 216
Hi Sona,
The error is on account of the fact that final values need to
be expilitilely initialised before using it. Please note
that final values are not set to their default values.
You may checkout the similar discussion at JavaRanch.
Ravindra Mohan.
Samith Nambiar
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Joined: Mar 14, 2001
Posts: 147
hi
compilation error is because a blank final variable (i.e a final variable which has not been initialized) must be initialized once before it is used or must be initialized in every constructor
hope that helps
Samith.P.Nambiar
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