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Is MyRunnable Abstract??

sonir shah
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Joined: Nov 01, 2001
Posts: 435
class MyRunnable implements Runnable
public static void main(String[] args)
new Thread( new MyRunnable(2) ).start();
public void run(int n)
for(int i=0; i<n; i++)
System.out.println("Hello World");
I tried running this code, but it shows a compile time error saying that MyRunnable should be declared Abstract.
But there is no Abstract method in class MyRunnable???
Please explain..
Valentin Crettaz
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Joined: Aug 26, 2001
Posts: 7610
You are trying to instantiate MyRunnable with a constructor taking one argument and you haven't declared any constructor. By default you only have the default constructor taking no arguments.
Moreover you declare the run method taking one parameter and whereas the run method of the Runnable interface doesn't take any arguments. The compiler says that MyRunnable should be declared abstract because there is no method run() with no parameters...
[ January 11, 2002: Message edited by: Valentin Crettaz ]

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