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public class: Error [javadoc | source]
java.lang.Object
   java.lang.Throwable
      java.lang.Error

All Implemented Interfaces:
    Serializable

An {@code Error} is a subclass of {@code Throwable} that indicates serious problems that a reasonable application should not try to catch. Most such errors are abnormal conditions. The {@code ThreadDeath} error, though a "normal" condition, is also a subclass of {@code Error} because most applications should not try to catch it.

A method is not required to declare in its {@code throws} clause any subclasses of {@code Error} that might be thrown during the execution of the method but not caught, since these errors are abnormal conditions that should never occur. That is, {@code Error} and its subclasses are regarded as unchecked exceptions for the purposes of compile-time checking of exceptions.

Field Summary
static final  long serialVersionUID     
Constructor:
 public Error() 
 public Error(String message) 
    Constructs a new error with the specified detail message. The cause is not initialized, and may subsequently be initialized by a call to #initCause .
    Parameters:
    message - the detail message. The detail message is saved for later retrieval by the #getMessage() method.
 public Error(Throwable cause) 
    Constructs a new error with the specified cause and a detail message of {@code (cause==null ? null : cause.toString())} (which typically contains the class and detail message of {@code cause}). This constructor is useful for errors that are little more than wrappers for other throwables.
    Parameters:
    cause - the cause (which is saved for later retrieval by the #getCause() method). (A {@code null} value is permitted, and indicates that the cause is nonexistent or unknown.)
    since: 1.4 -
 public Error(String message,
    Throwable cause) 
    Constructs a new error with the specified detail message and cause.

    Note that the detail message associated with {@code cause} is not automatically incorporated in this error's detail message.

    Parameters:
    message - the detail message (which is saved for later retrieval by the #getMessage() method).
    cause - the cause (which is saved for later retrieval by the #getCause() method). (A {@code null} value is permitted, and indicates that the cause is nonexistent or unknown.)
    since: 1.4 -
 protected Error(String message,
    Throwable cause,
    boolean enableSuppression,
    boolean writableStackTrace) 
    Constructs a new error with the specified detail message, cause, suppression enabled or disabled, and writable stack trace enabled or disabled.
    Parameters:
    message - the detail message.
    cause - the cause. (A {@code null} value is permitted, and indicates that the cause is nonexistent or unknown.)
    enableSuppression - whether or not suppression is enabled or disabled
    writableStackTrace - whether or not the stack trace should be writable
    since: 1.7 -
Methods from java.lang.Throwable:
addSuppressed,   fillInStackTrace,   getCause,   getLocalizedMessage,   getMessage,   getStackTrace,   getStackTraceDepth,   getStackTraceElement,   getSuppressed,   initCause,   printStackTrace,   printStackTrace,   printStackTrace,   setStackTrace,   toString
Methods from java.lang.Object:
clone,   equals,   finalize,   getClass,   hashCode,   notify,   notifyAll,   toString,   wait,   wait,   wait