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Can't sort in Java 1.5 with generics

I've been getting odd compile errors when trying to sort while using

I have the following code:

static final List<Class> levelList;
static {
Vector<Class> v = new Vector<Class>();


levelList = Collections.unmodifiableList(v);

which causes the compile error:

C:\dev\cvs.kitfox.com\scarlet\src\com\kitfox\scarl et\levels\ScarletLevelList.java:34:
cannot find symbol
symbol : method sort(java.util.List<java.lang.Class>)
location: class java.util.Collections
However, if I change the sort command to


Things work. Is there a way to write the above code so that it
compiles correctly with generics?

Mark McKay

Jul 17 '05 #1
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