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A static native method

Jasper Vader
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Joined: Jan 10, 2003
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in this code...
public class Mod{
public static void main(String argv[]){
public static native void amethod();
a native method is declared static. It compiles okay, but if amethod is called at runtime, a runtime error occurs. Is this because it is declared static?

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Rikard Qvarforth
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No its because you have the method native and the the body of the method residence outside the JMV, in a libary maby written in a non-java language.
like c++ basic. so you have to load the libary into the jmv this can be done in a static code example follows
static {
so i think the exception is thrown when the Jmv cant find the libary because you have not loaded it.
Jasper Vader
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Thanks Rikard
I agree. Here's the link:
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