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member initializer refers to enclosing class

 
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we're having a debate at work over the following code:

public class A {

public A a = new A();

...

}


public class B {

public A myA = new A();


}



What does myA "look like"? Is myA.a.a.a.a.a.a.a.a.a.a.a etc. defined when myA is created? How "far" does that go?


Thanks!

 
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Welcome to java Ranch


It will throw java.lang.StackOverflowError
 
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Doesn't anybody at work have a way to compile and run a program?
 
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I'm more worried about the fact that nobody at work spots the StackOverflow
 
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