RFR: 8274405: Suppress warnings on non-serializable non-transient instance fields in javac and javadoc

Pavel Rappo prappo at openjdk.java.net
Wed Sep 29 17:38:37 UTC 2021

On Tue, 28 Sep 2021 00:07:16 GMT, Joe Darcy <darcy at openjdk.org> wrote:

> Augmentations to javac's Xlint:serial checking are out for review (#5709) and various javac and javadoc implementation libraries would need some changes to pass under the expanded checks.
> The changes are to suppress warnings where non-transient fields in serializable types are not declared with a type statically known to be serializable. That isn't necessarily a correctness issues, but it does merit further scrutiny.
> I'll run a script to update the copyright year before pushing.
> Sending this change out for review separately in an effort to de-bulk the review needed for the new checks themselves.

Is there any semantic difference between "not statically Serilizable" and "not a Serilizable type"? Also, there's a typo: Seri-a-lizable.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/5728

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