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Dead Code

Saibabaa Pragada
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Hi, This is from examLab. Why am I getting Dead Code warning instead of compiler error.
Trishul P Mukherjee

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Please correct me if I'm wrong but I'm not sure if this code is giving any error.
Tested with Eclipse 3.4 and JDK 1.6.0_17 - the compiler isn't showing any errors. Also, the output is 3 - as expected.

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Saibabaa Pragada
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Hi Trishul, As mentioned there are no errors. It is all about warnings. My question is, Why warning is coming instead of an error. I am expecting error at Line 23 but I am getting only warning.
Arjun Srivastava
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IMHO This Thread will be helpfull for you.

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