[concurrency-interest] Concurrent Serialization Pattern

Kevin Condon conivek at gmail.com
Fri Sep 15 10:08:08 EDT 2006


On 9/15/06, Kevin Condon <conivek at gmail.com> wrote:
> I wonder why there's such an expectation that transient final fields
> would have their default value after deserializing.  Do older
> compilers or JVMs behave differently?  Or is it just the clarity of
> the docs, esp. the serialization spec sec 3.4?

I just tried compiling and running my tests with Sun's 1.1.8, 1.3.1,
and 1.4.1 JVMs, and got the same results as with 1.5.  Guess it's a
matter of interpreting the docs.

Kevin


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