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Arrays.asLIit() casting exception (JDK 1.4)

FY Hsieh
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First I want to mention this is not jdk 1.5 or beyond, it is 1.4.
The compilation is OK but gives run time exception of Class Cast for "Arrays.asList()" part. what's wrong and how should I fix it ?

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David Newton
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It returns a List, not an ArrayList, no?
Bear Bibeault
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asLIit()?


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David Newton
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Yeah, it's like asList, but more learned, and in Olde English.

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David,

i saw your reply and laughed good 10 minutes. :-) Thank you
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David Newton wrote:It returns a List, not an ArrayList, no?

Actually it does return an ArrayList, just not java.util.ArrayList. The returned class is java.util.Arrays.ArrayList, a private static class inside class java.util.Arrays. But yeah, you're right that as far as the API is concerned, it does return a List.


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