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I am able to compile a java file in eclipse inspite of compilation errors shown in eclipse and a .class file is generated

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I had a java file with compilation errors as shown in eclipse IDE.

But the class file is still generated in the classes folder on building and pressing clean the project.

I confirmed that the class file has an updated time stamp and also that a System.out.println() statement that i added was indeed printed out when this class was encountered during the running of a web application in which this class was called somewhere.

(The java class has no subclasses and it is a single class with public modifier).


How does it happen so?







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