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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-4717164

missing catch not reachable error when nested try-finally returns in finally

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      mantis
    • CPU:
      generic
    • OS:
      solaris_8

      Description

      The following program should compile with an error. Instead, javac allows it.
      /*
       * @test @(#)T4717164.java 1.1 02/07/23
       * @bug 4717164
       * @summary missing catch not reachable error when nested try-finally returns in finally
       * @author Neal Gafter (gafter)
       *
       * @compile/fail T4717164.java
       */

      class T4717164 {
          public static void main(String[] args) {
              try {
                  try {
                      throw new ClassNotFoundException();
                  } catch (ClassNotFoundException e) {
                      throw e;
                  } finally {
                      return; // discards ClassNotFoundException
                  }
              } catch (ClassNotFoundException e1) { // error: unreachable
              }
          }
      }




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            • Assignee:
              gafter Neal Gafter
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              gafter Neal Gafter
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