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selvas kumars
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Joined: Jan 06, 2001
Posts: 115
why this code gives a compilation error??
public static void main(String args[]) {
int j=0;
for(j;j<6;++j)
System.out.println(j);
}
Valentin Crettaz
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Joined: Aug 26, 2001
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I think that's because j is not used properly in the initialization clause of the for loop. There has to be some kind of assignment there or nothing...
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Jane Griscti
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Joined: Aug 30, 2000
Posts: 3141
Hi selvas,
The initialization section of the for loop has to be either nothing or a valid expression. Change your code to:

and it will work.

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