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Casting????

 
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In k&b book,




What is the result?
A. many
B. a few
C. Compilation fails.
D. The output is not predictable.
E. An exception is thrown at runtime.

Answer is C,
And explanation was given as: C is correct, compilation fails. The var-args declaration is fine, but invade takes a short,
so the argument 7 needs to be cast to a short. With the cast, the answer is B, 'a few'.


But following line compiles fine
short s = 7;

My question is why cast is necessary while passing int as parameter in invade(7) method, I thought that 7 is implicitly converted to short??
 
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while passing arguments casting isnt done....we have to provide them ourselves
 
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see this
http://www.javaranch.com/journal/200508/Journal200508.jsp#a2
 
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Thanks Ankur, I got it
 
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