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can a constructor any kind of exception in its throws clause??
& why?
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Lusha tak
 
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Hi,
After reading ur query I tried following code. It does allow Constructor to throw Exception but when I extend this class and write a try/catch block,I am getting some error.Just chk out where it is wrong,

It gives me error, Type Expected..
Since subclass constructor will make an call to superclass constructor, i am wrting this in try/catch block.
pls, correct

[This message has been edited by swati bannore (edited July 18, 2001).]
 
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The throws clause for a constuctor is similar to that of any other method..Constuctor can throw Exceptions like any other methods....
hope thiz helps
chin
 
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Thanks Swati.
Hey Chin, try throwing some light on th eerror raised by the program code written by Swati
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lusha
 
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what swati has done if we can do like this then we dont have have to define any method so instead of usinf try..catch simple use throw in the sub-class constructor n see it works or not.
asheet
 
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Hi asheet,
It does work if I throw it again from my subclass constructor.
But What if I do not want to throw it further and catch it there.
How do I do it then without try / catch?
Can Jane help?
Thanx
 
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Please see the following code to deal with the exception thrown by constructor.

The point is:
<code>
If parent class default constructor is throwing an exception, the derived class default constructor should handle the exception thrown by the parent.
</code>
Hope it helps.
Guoqiao

[This message has been edited by Guoqiao Sun (edited July 18, 2001).]
 
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this itself is the point of doubt!
how do we handle the exception in subclass itself.(for example consider the case when we don't have the main method defined in subclass)
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Lusha
 
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class base{
base() throws Exception
{throw new Exception();}
}
class derived extends base {
derived() throws Exception{}
}
public class test2 {
public static void main (String[] args){
try{
derived d =new derived();
} catch (Exception e){ System.out.println("Exception caught");}
}
}
i'm not so sure how u can catch the exception in the subclass itself; but the above code could be a possible solution when your main() method is not in the subclass
 
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class base{
base() throws Exception
{throw new Exception();}
}
class derived extends base {
derived() throws Exception{}
}
public class test2 {
public static void main (String[] args){
try{
derived d =new derived();
} catch (Exception e){ System.out.println("Exception caught");}
}
}
i'm not so sure how u can catch the exception in the subclass itself; but the above code could be a possible solution when your main() method is not in the subclass
 
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you will have to handle the exception where you will make a call to derived class constructor, or in other words where you will make an instance of the derived class.
Hope this will help to understand
 
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