c.toArray might (incorrectly) not return Object[] (see 6260652)

Florian Weimer fw at deneb.enyo.de
Fri May 22 04:46:07 UTC 2009

* David Holmes:

> Florian Weimer said the following on 05/22/09 03:18:
>> So says the ArrayList(Collection) constructor.  Can this bug report be
>> opened?  Is this workaround still necessary?
> I'm confused. The bug states:

Is the bug about the add method failing with an ArrayStoreException?

>     The Collection documentation claims that
>         collection.toArray()
>     is "identical in function" to
>         collection.toArray(new Object[0]);
> but I checked the Collection documentation back to 1.4.2 and it
> doesn't say anything like that as far as I can see.

It's there, but not in the documentation for toArray():

| Note that toArray(new Object[0]) is identical in function to toArray().


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