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Mock question doubt...

Bram Maes
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The correct answer is "This doesn't compile".
This invocation will search for a function named test. It does not invoke the overloaded test() constructor.

I don't get this. Why is that ?? How can you do what's meant to do here ?


SCJP 5.0, SCEA part I
Anand Loni
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First statement in Constructor can only be:

1) Call to superclass's constructor by super call.
2) Call overloaded constructor using this call.

Thats why its will search for method named same as class name.


~ Anand,
SCJP 1.5, SCWCD 1.5
Bram Maes
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So this(2) should work then ?
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Bram Maes
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These are the kind of questions I hate. Really those subtle differences. Half a second losing your attention and bang...

And of course thanks a lot for the clarification!
[ October 27, 2006: Message edited by: Bram Maes ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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