Java strictfp keyword


strictfp is used to ensure that floating points operations give the same result on any platform. As floating points precision may vary from one platform to another. strictfp keyword ensures the consistency across the platforms.

strictfp can be applied to class, method or on interfaces but cannot be applied to abstract methods, variable or on constructors.

Example

Following are the valid examples of strictfp usage.

strictfp class Test {
}
strictfp interface Test {
}
class A {
   strictfp void Test() {
   }
}

Following are the invalid strictfp usage.

class A {
   strictfp float a;
}
class A {
   strictfp abstract void test();
}
class A {
   strictfp A() {
   }
}


Updated on: 25-Feb-2020

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