Packages  This Package  Prev  Next  Index  

§1.48 Class Error

public  class  java.lang.Error
    extends  java.lang.Throwable  (I-§1.21)
        // Constructors
    public Error();	§1.48.1
    public Error(String  s);	§1.48.2
An Error is a subclass of Throwable that indicates serious problems that a reasonable application should not try to catch. Most such errors are abnormal conditions. The Thread-Death error (I-§1.59), though a "normal" condition, is also a subclass of Error since most applications should not try to catch it.

A method is not required to declare in its throws clause any subclasses of Error that might be thrown during the execution of the method but not caught, since these errors are abnormal conditions that should never occur.



public Error()
Constructs an Error with no specified detail message.


public Error(String s)
Constructs an Error with the specified detail message.
s - the detail message

Packages  This Package  Prev  Next  Index
Java API Document (HTML generated by dkramer on April 22, 1996)
Copyright © 1996 Sun Microsystems, Inc. All rights reserved
Please send any comments or corrections to