JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Class CloneNotSupportedException

  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Exception
          extended by java.lang.CloneNotSupportedException
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public class CloneNotSupportedException
extends Exception

Thrown to indicate that the clone method in class Object has been called to clone an object, but that the object's class does not implement the Cloneable interface.

Applications that override the clone method can also throw this exception to indicate that an object could not or should not be cloned.

See Also:
Cloneable, Object.clone(), Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
          Constructs a CloneNotSupportedException with no detail message.
CloneNotSupportedException(String s)
          Constructs a CloneNotSupportedException with the specified detail message.
Method Summary
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Throwable
fillInStackTrace, getCause, getLocalizedMessage, getMessage, getStackTrace, initCause, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, printStackTrace, setStackTrace, toString
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public CloneNotSupportedException()
Constructs a CloneNotSupportedException with no detail message.


public CloneNotSupportedException(String s)
Constructs a CloneNotSupportedException with the specified detail message.

s - the detail message.

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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