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Not a statement error

Charisse Lane

Joined: Apr 07, 2009
Posts: 14
I am trying to compile code that was previously compiled but isn't working for me for some reason.

Can anyone tell me if there's another way to do the following? I don't understand because this was previouly compiled - all I did was decompile and try to recompile after changing a completely separate method. I haven't touched this code.

is not a valid statement and I don't know why it's being declared here but when I remove it, I get an error that it hasn't been initialized and is then the other statement is unreachable.

static Class _mthclass$(String x0)
return Class.forName(x0);

ClassNotFoundException x1;

throw new NoClassDefFoundError(x1.getMessage());

Ernest Friedman-Hill
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Joined: Jul 08, 2003
Posts: 24195

The decompiler has produced completely invalid code; they do that sometimes if they can't quite figure out what the code is supposed to do -- or if they're decompiling bytecodes that weren't compiled from Java source in the first place, which may be the case here. Maybe it's just supposed to be something like

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Charisse Lane

Joined: Apr 07, 2009
Posts: 14
Thank you so VERY much!!! That worked. I would have literally been here all day trying to figure this out.

Take care,

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