Java Platform 1.2

Class NoClassDefFoundError


public class NoClassDefFoundError
extends LinkageError

Thrown if the Java Virtual Machine or a classloader tries to load in the definition of a class (as part of a normal method call or as part of creating a new instance using the new expression) and no definition of the class could be found.

The searched-for class definition existed when the currently executing class was compiled, but the definition can no longer be found.

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Serialized Form

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

Constructor Detail


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


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

Java Platform 1.2

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