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Exception Question

Linze marin

Joined: Jul 23, 2004
Posts: 12
I have rec'd the following run time error msg.

Can anyone please give me some insight as to what it means?


Exception in thread "main" java.lang.NoSuchMethodError: main
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24189

It means that the class you specified at the command line was found, but doesn't contain a method with the signature

public static void main(String[] args)

Check your code, make needed changes, and recompile. Every aspect of this line (except the name "args", which is arbitary, and the qualified "public" which some Java implementations don't care about) is necessary, and changing any of them would lead to the error message you described.

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