JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Class InterruptedException

  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Exception
          extended by java.lang.InterruptedException
All Implemented Interfaces:

public class InterruptedException
extends Exception

Thrown when a thread is waiting, sleeping, or otherwise paused for a long time and another thread interrupts it using the interrupt method in class Thread.

See Also:
Object.wait(), Object.wait(long), Object.wait(long, int), Thread.sleep(long), Thread.interrupt(), Thread.interrupted(), Serialized Form

Constructor Summary
          Constructs an InterruptedException with no detail message.
InterruptedException(String s)
          Constructs an InterruptedException 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 InterruptedException()
Constructs an InterruptedException with no detail message.


public InterruptedException(String s)
Constructs an InterruptedException with the specified detail message.

s - the detail message.

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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