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ClassCast Exception while using TreeSet

Gowher Naik
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Joined: Feb 07, 2005
Posts: 643

Above code throws ClassCastException at line 6.
i know that for TreeSet its elements should be mutally comparable.
if i replaces Comparator with Comparable then class
compiles and runs fine but elements doesnot sorting.

I am not able to understand why
wise owen
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Joined: Feb 02, 2006
Posts: 2023
Why does TreeSet.add throw ClassCastException?
It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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