JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

Class IllegalClassFormatException

  extended by java.lang.Throwable
      extended by java.lang.Exception
          extended by java.lang.instrument.IllegalClassFormatException
All Implemented Interfaces:

public class IllegalClassFormatException
extends Exception

Thrown by an implementation of ClassFileTransformer.transform when its input parameters are invalid. This may occur either because the initial class file bytes were invalid or a previously applied transform corrupted the bytes.

See Also:
ClassFileTransformer.transform(java.lang.ClassLoader, java.lang.String, java.lang.Class,, byte[]), Serialized Form

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


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

s - the detail message.

JavaTM 2 Platform
Standard Ed. 5.0

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