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25  
26  package java.lang;
27  
28  /**
29   * The {@code Void} class is an uninstantiable placeholder class to hold a
30   * reference to the {@code Class} object representing the Java keyword
31   * void.
32   *
33   * @author  unascribed
34   * @since   JDK1.1
35   */
36  public final
37  class Void {
38  
39      /**
40       * The {@code Class} object representing the pseudo-type corresponding to
41       * the keyword {@code void}.
42       */
43      @SuppressWarnings("unchecked")
44      public static final Class<Void> TYPE = (Class<Void>) Class.getPrimitiveClass("void");
45  
46      /*
47       * The Void class cannot be instantiated.
48       */
49      private Void() {}
50  }