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Output : SubMainClass version

in this program , how compiler perform selection of method call ???

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Just as Object is the parent of all objects, null is the child of all objects. It's the ultimate child. So when the argument used to resolve a call to an overloaded method happens to be null, the compiler looks for the most specific type.
 
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The compiler always chooses the most specific overloading that is applicable. SubMainClass is more specific than MainClass or Object, and it is applicable to null, so that's what it chooses.
 
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