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Variable argument (VARARGS)

anisha bhushan

Joined: May 31, 2012
Posts: 2
i have an error in this program regarding vargs..actuallly two

Sir i dont knw why but its giving two errors. the same happens with any vargs program. i”m new to java programming so please help me out..
the two errors are: (identifier expected)
public static void test(int some, String… args) (identifier expected)
2 errors.
please help me out…
Swastik Dey

Joined: Jan 08, 2009
Posts: 1480


What version of java do you have?

Jesper de Jong
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Joined: Aug 16, 2005
Posts: 14669

Welcome to the Ranch.

Your program looks perfectly ok. Varargs were new in Java 5. If you're using Java 1.4 or older then you cannot use varargs.

Check your Java compiler and runtime version with these commands:

java -version
javac -version

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anisha bhushan

Joined: May 31, 2012
Posts: 2
Thankyou.. i have an older version of java and the program is running perfectly on eclipse. thanks for your response. sorry to bother you..
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