Module java.base

Interface GenericArrayType

All Superinterfaces:
Type

public interface GenericArrayType extends Type
GenericArrayType represents an array type whose component type is either a parameterized type or a type variable.
See Java Language Specification:
10.1 Array Types
Since:
1.5
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type
    Method
    Description
    Returns a Type object representing the component type of this array.

    Methods inherited from interface java.lang.reflect.Type

    getTypeName
  • Method Details

    • getGenericComponentType

      Type getGenericComponentType()
      Returns a Type object representing the component type of this array. This method creates the component type of the array. See the declaration of ParameterizedType for the semantics of the creation process for parameterized types and see TypeVariable for the creation process for type variables.
      Returns:
      a Type object representing the component type of this array
      Throws:
      TypeNotPresentException - if the underlying array type's component type refers to a non-existent class or interface declaration
      MalformedParameterizedTypeException - if the underlying array type's component type refers to a parameterized type that cannot be instantiated for any reason