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srinivas sridaragaddi
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Joined: Jul 24, 2007
Posts: 225
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class Boxing6 {
public static void checkThis(Double d1, Double ... d2) {
System.out.println("Double and Var-Args");
public static void checkThis(Double d1, Double d2, Double ... d3) {
System.out.println("Double , Double and Var-args");
public static void checkThis(double d1, Double d2, Double ... d3) {
System.out.println("double , Double and Var-args");
public static void main(String [] args) {
checkThis(15.5d, 26.6d, 37.7d); // line 1
compiler error.

where as i thought it sould be double,Double and Var-args.

please help me out with this

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Vishwanath Krishnamurthi
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Joined: Jun 04, 2007
Posts: 331

For the method call, the compiler would find a match in all the three forms of checkThis() and this ambiguity causes the compiler error.


It is sorta covered in the JavaRanch Style Guide.
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