hg: jdk8/tl/jdk: 7080020: Add conventional constructors to InternalError and VirtualMachineError
eamonn.mcmanus at oracle.com
Thu Aug 25 01:59:04 PDT 2011
Could we perhaps have the JDK build use an annotation processor that
requires every public class in java.* javax.* etc that is serializable
to either declare a serialVersionUID or have
@SuppressWarnings("serial")? The amount of grief we have had over the
years with this would easily justify the effort.
On 25/8/11 9:00 AM, Joe Darcy wrote:
> Alan Bateman wrote:
>> Joe Darcy wrote:
>>> Hi Alan.
>>> I did check for that point in my review :-)
>>> The VirtualMachineError class is abstract so as long as all its
>>> subclasses declare a serialVersionUID, like InternalError does, I
>>> think we're fine.
>> We need to check the serialization protocol but I'm pretty the object
>> stream class of the supertype goes into the stream too. Also I
>> quickly checked an an up-to-date build of jdk8/tl and its currently
>> unable to deserialize streams contain any of the virtual machine
>> errors like OutOfMemoryError, StackOverflowError, etc.
> Thanks for checking on this Alan; I'll prepare a changeset with the
> explicit serialVersionUID on InternalError.
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