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what is wrong with the code??


Joined: Feb 12, 2008
Posts: 1
while i am running this code i got a run time exception saying
Exception in thread "main" java.lang.StackOverflowError

Could some body help me out?

public class MyClass {

MyClass a = new MyClass();
public static void main(String[] args) {
// TODO Auto-generated method stub
MyClass b = new MyClass();
System.out.println("Inside main witout error");

Ulf Dittmer

Joined: Mar 22, 2005
Posts: 42965
Each instanceof MyClass that gets created in turn creates another instance of MyClass. That will up the stack fast, since there is no end to this object creation.
seshu Palamanti
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Joined: Jul 03, 2004
Posts: 63
Yea, Your MyClass a = new MyClass(); will create more objects in a cycle.
[ May 21, 2008: Message edited by: seshu Palamanti ]
I agree. Here's the link:
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