RFR 9: 8164908: ReflectionFactory support for IIOP and custom serialization

Roger Riggs Roger.Riggs at Oracle.com
Thu Oct 20 17:06:02 UTC 2016

Hi David,

Thanks for the reminder, I'll include readObjectNoData in the next update.

(fyi, readObject, readObjectNoData, and writeObject must be private 


On 10/20/2016 9:12 AM, David M. Lloyd wrote:
> On 10/19/2016 02:59 PM, Roger Riggs wrote:
>> The support in sun.reflect.ReflectionFactory for custom serialization,
>> such as IIOP input
>> and output streams, is being expanded beyond the necessary constructor
>> of a serializable
>> class to include access to the private methods readObject, writeObject,
>> readResolve,
>> writeReplace, etc.
>> The IIOP implementation is updated to use a combination of
>> ReflectionFactory and
>> Unsafe to serialize and deserialize objects and no longer rely on
>> setAccessible.
>> Tests are included for ReflectionFactory and the affected IIOP classes.
>> Please review and comment,
>> jdk repo webrev:
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~rriggs/webrev-reflection-factory-8164908/
>> corba repo webrev :
>> http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~rriggs/webrev-reflection-factory-iiop-8164908/ 
>> Issue:
>> https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/browse/JDK-8164908
> For the custom serialization case, it is also necessary to access the 
> (usually private) readObjectNoData method (if any).

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