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explain try catch problem

vineet walia
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Joined: Feb 16, 2008
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can any body explain why this is giving error
this question is from exam lab ?
Nitish Bangera
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Yeah because exception1 and exception2 are both checked exceptions and when you are catching a checked exception, there should be a statement in the try block which throws or declares that it throws that checked exception. I guess the explanation given by examlab is pretty much clears that point.

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Jaydeep Mazumdar

Joined: Aug 26, 2009
Posts: 23
I think the error message is pretty self explainatory:

Exception in thread "main" java.lang.Error: Unresolved compilation problem:
Unreachable catch block for exception1. This exception is never thrown from the try statement body
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