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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-4895793

spurious error message for compile that should fail

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      THE ERROR MEASSAGE IS:

      WildcardCallRestrictions2.java:13: compiler message file broken: key=? super java.lang.String arguments={1}, {2}, {3}, {4}, {5}, {6}, {7}
                      str = con.deref(); // <<fail>>


      THE CODE IS:

       
      public class WildcardCallRestrictions2
      {
          public static void main(String[] args)
      {
      _Ref<? super String> con = null;
      String str = "Your hair is on fire!";
      str = con.deref(); // <<fail>>
          }
      }

      interface _Ref<Type>
      {
          public void setDefined(boolean def);
          public boolean isDefined();
          public void set(Type val);
          public Type deref();
      }

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            • Assignee:
              gafter Neal Gafter
              Reporter:
              ssides Steve Sides
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