[concurrency-interest] Joda-Time immutability

Roel Spilker r.spilker at topdesk.com
Mon Jun 20 07:45:02 EDT 2011

IIRC, disallowing the setting of final fields by reflection was never  implemented, despite several bug reports, BECAUSE it is used indeserialization.

On 20-6-2011 13:09, Mark Thornton wrote:
> On 20/06/11 11:33, Stephen Colebourne wrote:
>> c) Try to do something clever with serialization to read the fields in
>> manually. No - can't then store the read data as the instance variable
>> has to be final...
> You can use reflection to write to final fields. This permitted under
> the memory model subject to certain restrictions.
> Mark Thornton
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