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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [POOL] can the CheckedObjectPool be removed when introducing Java5 generics?
Date Tue, 12 Oct 2010 09:42:22 GMT
On 12 October 2010 10:06, Jörg Schaible <joerg.schaible@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi Simone,
>
> Simone Tripodi wrote:
>
>> Hi all mates,
>> please help me, even if I temporary fixed the compiler issue, I didn't
>> understand why
>>
>>   <K,V> void prefill(final KeyedObjectPool<K,V> keyedPool, final K
>> key, final int count) throws Exception, IllegalArgumentException
>>   <K,V> void prefill(final KeyedObjectPool<K,V> keyedPool, final
>> Collection<K> keys, final int count) throws Exception,
>> IllegalArgumentException
>>
>> when using Object as K so problem is represented. Please help me
>> understand because it's driving me crazy.
>> I noticed Eclipse ignores it, javac from command line not...
>>
>> Many thanks in advance for saving my mental health :)
>> Simo
>
> You cannot trust the Eclipse compiler when using generics. It is a lot
> smarter then Sun's javac. Collection is an Object and therefore Sun's
> compiler does not know for if it should use the method with K or
> Collection<K> if that parameter is an collection of objects :-/

Is there a solution to this ambiguity, apart from renaming one of the methods?

> - Jörg
>
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