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Need clarification on serialVersionUID variable in java class.
Joined: Oct 11, 2005
Sep 04, 2010 09:12:50
Have seen the following member in most of the Serializable classes.
private static final long serialVersionUID = 4374092139857L;
What is the use of this member in the serialization process?
What is the advantage of having this member?
Joined: Aug 06, 2010
Sep 04, 2010 09:16:26
This post might help.
Joined: Oct 27, 2005
Sep 05, 2010 07:15:30
, especially in our I/O forum. This question has already been asked many times.
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Joined: Apr 12, 2009
Sep 05, 2010 08:06:37
Or you can find this part of
that explain this.
I agree. Here's the link:
subject: Need clarification on serialVersionUID variable in java class.
Regarding Stream Versioning
When to use serialVersionUID
Using serialVersionUID ...
extending class with serialVersionUID
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