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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  }