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UnsuppourtedOperationException when tried to modify the Collections.unmodifiable format .

 
PavanPL KalyanK
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I read that we would get an UnsuppourtedOperationException when tried to modify the Collections.unmodifiable format .

But why i am not getting any exception .The console is blank
 
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But why i am not getting any exception .The console is blank


The Collections.unmodifiableList() method returns a read-only list. It doesn't change the list that is passed to it.

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I tried as you said .and i got my Exception

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedOperationException
at java.util.Collections$UnmodifiableCollection.add(Unknown Source)
at Tes.main(Tes.java:19)


Thank you.
 
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You need to read the documentation for List#add() which explains it. Also the Collections#unmodifiableList(java.util.List) method.

The return value is specifically designed not to allow additions or removals from the List. So it throws Exceptions if you try to use the unimplemented methods.
If the original List changes, the "unmodifiable" copy changes to match, however.
 
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