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Regarding Exception handling

raj talatam
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who will handle if we throw an exception out of main() by using throws

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Rob Spoor

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The JVM will.

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raj talatam
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Rob Spoor wrote:The JVM will.

how ???
Henry Wong

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rajendar talatam wrote:
Rob Spoor wrote:The JVM will.

how ???

It's just what it does. The main thread of the JVM is responsible for calling the main() method, and if the method "returns" with an exception condtion, the default uncaught exception handler for the main thread just does a stack trace -- not much handling in my opinion, but handles it regardless.


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It also terminates the thread the Exception occurred in.
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