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   25   
   26   package java.lang;
   27   
   28   /**
   29    * Thrown when an application attempts to use {@code null} in a
   30    * case where an object is required. These include:
   31    * <ul>
   32    * <li>Calling the instance method of a {@code null} object.
   33    * <li>Accessing or modifying the field of a {@code null} object.
   34    * <li>Taking the length of {@code null} as if it were an array.
   35    * <li>Accessing or modifying the slots of {@code null} as if it
   36    *     were an array.
   37    * <li>Throwing {@code null} as if it were a {@code Throwable}
   38    *     value.
   39    * </ul>
   40    * <p>
   41    * Applications should throw instances of this class to indicate
   42    * other illegal uses of the {@code null} object.
   43    *
   44    * {@code NullPointerException} objects may be constructed by the
   45    * virtual machine as if {@linkplain Throwable#Throwable(String,
   46    * Throwable, boolean, boolean) suppression were disabled and/or the
   47    * stack trace was not writable}.
   48    *
   49    * @author  unascribed
   50    * @since   JDK1.0
   51    */
   52   public
   53   class NullPointerException extends RuntimeException {
   54       private static final long serialVersionUID = 5162710183389028792L;
   55   
   56       /**
   57        * Constructs a {@code NullPointerException} with no detail message.
   58        */
   59       public NullPointerException() {
   60           super();
   61       }
   62   
   63       /**
   64        * Constructs a {@code NullPointerException} with the specified
   65        * detail message.
   66        *
   67        * @param   s   the detail message.
   68        */
   69       public NullPointerException(String s) {
   70           super(s);
   71       }
   72   }

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