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public class GenericSignatureFormatError
extends ClassFormatError

   ↳ java.lang.Throwable
     ↳ java.lang.Error
       ↳ java.lang.LinkageError
         ↳ java.lang.ClassFormatError
           ↳ java.lang.reflect.GenericSignatureFormatError

Thrown when a syntactically malformed signature attribute is encountered by a reflective method that needs to interpret the generic signature information for a type, method or constructor.


Public constructors


Constructs a new GenericSignatureFormatError.

GenericSignatureFormatError(String message)

Constructs a new GenericSignatureFormatError with the specified message.

Inherited methods

From class java.lang.Throwable
From class java.lang.Object

Public constructors


added in API level 1
GenericSignatureFormatError ()

Constructs a new GenericSignatureFormatError.


GenericSignatureFormatError (String message)

Constructs a new GenericSignatureFormatError with the specified message.

message String: the detail message, may be null

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