IO Resource Handling Best Practices

If a resource (in this case a FileInputStream called fis) will be closed in a finally block  in the following manner:

     //first try block
}catch(Exception e){

         if (fis != null)
     }catch(IOException ie){


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is there any advantage to having the statement 'fis.close()' at the end of the first try block as well?
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Not as far as I can see. The finally block will be guaranteed execution. Were you thinking of something in particular? There is no ther code in your try-catch block otherwise.

(If your resource was declared in a try-with-resources statement, then catch and finally run after the resource has automatically been closed by the TWR).

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onaled777Author Commented:
No other code. Thanks for confirming.
ok., thnx.
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