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Accessing instance members before the super constructor completes

 
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I read in the K&B that "Instance members are accessible only after the super constructor runs. Why is this not the case in this scenario:



i think the call to this(5) delays the super constructor call. At what point is the super constructor called in the above example?

Output is

5
Printing

 
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The call to "super()" would be automatically generated between Lines 5 and 6 of your Horse(int y) constructor.
 
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