GenericArrayType

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public interface GenericArrayType implements Type

GenericArrayType represents an array type whose component type is either a parameterized type or a type variable.

Public Method Summary

abstract Type
getGenericComponentType()
Returns a Type object representing the component type of this array.

Public Methods

public abstract Type getGenericComponentType ()

Returns a Type object representing the component type of this array. This method creates the component type of the array. See the declaration of ParameterizedType for the semantics of the creation process for parameterized types and see TypeVariable for the creation process for type variables.

Returns
  • a Type object representing the component type of this array
Throws
TypeNotPresentException if the underlying array type's component type refers to a non-existent type declaration
MalformedParameterizedTypeException if the underlying array type's component type refers to a parameterized type that cannot be instantiated for any reason