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generic class question
can anybody tell me why generate follow result.
thanks advance
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LinkedList<String>[] list = new LinkedList<String>[12]; //will not compile!!!

You cannot create arrays of concrete generic types. It's stupid, but it's a limitation of the way arrays and generics work in Java.

I explain this problem in more detail in this blog entry.

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