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karnatam narendraprasad
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Joined: Mar 01, 2007
Posts: 30
class test

public static void main ( String [] args )
final Integer x4 = 8;
final int x = 10;

switch ( x )
case x4:
case x:

the above code will not compile.
actiualy finl values cant be changed.but it give compile time error.why
marc weber

Joined: Aug 31, 2004
Posts: 11343

The error message tells you "constant expression required." Constant expressions are defined under JLS 15.28 Constant Expression. Unboxed wrapper values are not included in this list.

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