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extending class with serialVersionUID

jacob deiter
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here ,if I use class B then its serialversionis used ,what will happen for class A serialversionId?

Paul Clapham

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It follows the same rule as for any other static variable.
Henry Wong

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Side issue: In this example, neither class is serializable, so the serial version uid won't be used -- at least, not by the Java serialization mechanism.


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