JDK 14 RFR of JDK-8229997: Apply java.io.Serial annotations in java.base

Alan Bateman Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Wed Aug 28 06:39:43 UTC 2019

On 28/08/2019 02:28, Joe Darcy wrote:
> Hello,
> Recent work for JDK-8202385: "Annotation to mark serial-related fields 
> and methods" added the java.io.Serial annotation type to the platform. 
> The intention of this new annotation type is to allow 
> serialization-related fields and methods to be marked as documentation 
> and to allow stricter compile-time checking, analogous to the checking 
> done for @Override. Implementing those stricter serialization-related 
> checks will be done under JDK-8202056.
> Please review the application of java.io.Serial to types in the base 
> module other than security types:
>     JDK-8229997: Apply java.io.Serial annotations in java.base
>     http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~darcy/8229997.0/
There are exception classes in java.base that are generated at build 
time so I think you'll need to update make/scripts/genExceptions.sh to 
ensure that the serialVersionUID in those classes are annotated.


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