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   25   
   26   package java.lang;
   27   
   28   /**
   29    * Thrown when an application tries to create an instance of a class
   30    * using the {@code newInstance} method in class
   31    * {@code Class}, but the specified class object cannot be
   32    * instantiated.  The instantiation can fail for a variety of
   33    * reasons including but not limited to:
   34    *
   35    * <ul>
   36    * <li> the class object represents an abstract class, an interface,
   37    *      an array class, a primitive type, or {@code void}
   38    * <li> the class has no nullary constructor
   39    *</ul>
   40    *
   41    * @author  unascribed
   42    * @see     java.lang.Class#newInstance()
   43    * @since   JDK1.0
   44    */
   45   public
   46   class InstantiationException extends ReflectiveOperationException {
   47       private static final long serialVersionUID = -8441929162975509110L;
   48   
   49       /**
   50        * Constructs an {@code InstantiationException} with no detail message.
   51        */
   52       public InstantiationException() {
   53           super();
   54       }
   55   
   56       /**
   57        * Constructs an {@code InstantiationException} with the
   58        * specified detail message.
   59        *
   60        * @param   s   the detail message.
   61        */
   62       public InstantiationException(String s) {
   63           super(s);
   64       }
   65   }

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