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Generics compilation error

Amit K K Amit
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Joined: Oct 10, 2011
Posts: 8

Hi Guys,
I am trying to compile the follwing code, can anyone tell me what is the issue in the code?



Compilation Error Message :-
=====================

dotestgenericswithpoly(java.util.List<? extends Animal>) in TestGenerics cannot
be applied to (Cat)
dotestgenericswithpoly(new Cat());

[Edit - added code tags - see UseCodeTags]
Matthew Brown
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Joined: Apr 06, 2010
Posts: 4387
    
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It's not the generics that are the problem - that wouldn't work in a non-generic version. The problem is that you're passing a Cat to a method that's expecting a List.
Amit K K Amit
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Joined: Oct 10, 2011
Posts: 8

Never write code when you are tired. :-)

That was a silly mistake. Thanks Matthew
 
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