changeset 3531:5e4a41d0fccd

7016261: JSR 292 MethodType objects should be serializable Summary: Define private writeObject, readObject, and readResolve methods. Also add unit tests. Reviewed-by: twisti
author jrose
date Tue, 15 Feb 2011 00:16:50 -0800
parents a2241b109aa1
children 56cbd0504a53
files src/share/classes/java/dyn/MethodType.java test/java/dyn/MethodTypeTest.java
diffstat 2 files changed, 653 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/src/share/classes/java/dyn/MethodType.java	Fri Feb 11 01:26:32 2011 -0800
+++ b/src/share/classes/java/dyn/MethodType.java	Tue Feb 15 00:16:50 2011 -0800
@@ -84,9 +84,14 @@
  * @author John Rose, JSR 292 EG
  */
 public final
-class MethodType {
+class MethodType implements java.io.Serializable {
+    private static final long serialVersionUID = 292L;  // {rtype, {ptype...}}
+
+    // The rtype and ptypes fields define the structural identity of the method type:
     private final Class<?>   rtype;
     private final Class<?>[] ptypes;
+
+    // The remaining fields are caches of various sorts:
     private MethodTypeForm form; // erased form, plus cached data about primitives
     private MethodType wrapAlt;  // alternative wrapped/unwrapped version
     private Invokers invokers;   // cache of handy higher-order adapters
@@ -119,6 +124,9 @@
         });
     }
 
+    /**
+     * Check the given parameters for validity and store them into the final fields.
+     */
     private MethodType(Class<?> rtype, Class<?>[] ptypes) {
         checkRtype(rtype);
         checkPtypes(ptypes);
@@ -752,4 +760,106 @@
     public String toMethodDescriptorString() {
         return BytecodeDescriptor.unparse(this);
     }
+
+    /// Serialization.
+
+    /**
+     * There are no serializable fields for {@code MethodType}.
+     */
+    private static final java.io.ObjectStreamField[] serialPersistentFields = { };
+
+    /**
+     * Save the {@code MethodType} instance to a stream.
+     *
+     * @serialData
+     * For portability, the serialized format does not refer to named fields.
+     * Instead, the return type and parameter type arrays are written directly
+     * from the {@code writeObject} method, using two calls to {@code s.writeObject}
+     * as follows:
+     * <blockquote><pre>
+s.writeObject(this.returnType());
+s.writeObject(this.parameterArray());
+     * </pre></blockquote>
+     * <p>
+     * The deserialized field values are checked as if they were
+     * provided to the factory method {@link #methodType(Class,Class[]) methodType}.
+     * For example, null values, or {@code void} parameter types,
+     * will lead to exceptions during deserialization.
+     * @param the stream to write the object to
+     */
+    private void writeObject(java.io.ObjectOutputStream s) throws java.io.IOException {
+        s.defaultWriteObject();  // requires serialPersistentFields to be an empty array
+        s.writeObject(returnType());
+        s.writeObject(parameterArray());
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Reconstitute the {@code MethodType} instance from a stream (that is,
+     * deserialize it).
+     * This instance is a scratch object with bogus final fields.
+     * It provides the parameters to the factory method called by
+     * {@link #readResolve readResolve}.
+     * After that call it is discarded.
+     * @param the stream to read the object from
+     * @see #MethodType()
+     * @see #readResolve
+     * @see #writeObject
+     */
+    private void readObject(java.io.ObjectInputStream s) throws java.io.IOException, ClassNotFoundException {
+        s.defaultReadObject();  // requires serialPersistentFields to be an empty array
+
+        Class<?>   returnType     = (Class<?>)   s.readObject();
+        Class<?>[] parameterArray = (Class<?>[]) s.readObject();
+
+        // Probably this object will never escape, but let's check
+        // the field values now, just to be sure.
+        checkRtype(returnType);
+        checkPtypes(parameterArray);
+
+        parameterArray = parameterArray.clone();  // make sure it is unshared
+        MethodType_init(returnType, parameterArray);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * For serialization only.
+     * Sets the final fields to null, pending {@code Unsafe.putObject}.
+     */
+    private MethodType() {
+        this.rtype = null;
+        this.ptypes = null;
+    }
+    private void MethodType_init(Class<?> rtype, Class<?>[] ptypes) {
+        // In order to communicate these values to readResolve, we must
+        // store them into the implementation-specific final fields.
+        checkRtype(rtype);
+        checkPtypes(ptypes);
+        unsafe.putObject(this, rtypeOffset, rtype);
+        unsafe.putObject(this, ptypesOffset, ptypes);
+    }
+
+    // Support for resetting final fields while deserializing
+    private static final sun.misc.Unsafe unsafe = sun.misc.Unsafe.getUnsafe();
+    private static final long rtypeOffset, ptypesOffset;
+    static {
+        try {
+            rtypeOffset = unsafe.objectFieldOffset
+                (MethodType.class.getDeclaredField("rtype"));
+            ptypesOffset = unsafe.objectFieldOffset
+                (MethodType.class.getDeclaredField("ptypes"));
+        } catch (Exception ex) {
+            throw new Error(ex);
+        }
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Resolves and initializes a {@code MethodType} object
+     * after serialization.
+     * @return the fully initialized {@code MethodType} object
+     */
+    private Object readResolve() {
+        // Do not use a trusted path for deserialization:
+        //return makeImpl(rtype, ptypes, true);
+        // Verify all operands, and make sure ptypes is unshared:
+        return methodType(rtype, ptypes);
+    }
 }
--- /dev/null	Thu Jan 01 00:00:00 1970 +0000
+++ b/test/java/dyn/MethodTypeTest.java	Tue Feb 15 00:16:50 2011 -0800
@@ -0,0 +1,542 @@
+/*
+ * Copyright 2008, 2011 Sun Microsystems, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.
+ * DO NOT ALTER OR REMOVE COPYRIGHT NOTICES OR THIS FILE HEADER.
+ *
+ * This code is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
+ * under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2 only, as
+ * published by the Free Software Foundation.  Sun designates this
+ * particular file as subject to the "Classpath" exception as provided
+ * by Sun in the LICENSE file that accompanied this code.
+ *
+ * This code is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
+ * ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or
+ * FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU General Public License
+ * version 2 for more details (a copy is included in the LICENSE file that
+ * accompanied this code).
+ *
+ * You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License version
+ * 2 along with this work; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation,
+ * Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
+ *
+ * Please contact Sun Microsystems, Inc., 4150 Network Circle, Santa Clara,
+ * CA 95054 USA or visit www.sun.com if you need additional information or
+ * have any questions.
+ */
+
+/* @test
+ * @summary unit tests for java.dyn.MethodType
+ * @compile MethodTypeTest.java
+ * @run junit/othervm -XX:+UnlockExperimentalVMOptions -XX:+EnableMethodHandles test.java.dyn.MethodTypeTest
+ */
+
+package test.java.dyn;
+
+import sun.dyn.MemberName;
+import java.dyn.MethodType;
+import java.lang.reflect.Method;
+
+import java.util.*;
+import org.junit.*;
+import static org.junit.Assert.*;
+
+/**
+ *
+ * @author jrose
+ */
+public class MethodTypeTest {
+
+    private Class<?> rtype;
+    private Class<?>[] ptypes;
+    private MethodType mt_viS, mt_OO, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Vv, mt_Ov;
+    private MethodType mt_iSI, mt_ISi, mt_ISI, mt_iSi;
+    private MethodType mt_viO, mt_iO2, mt_OOi, mt_iOi;
+    private MethodType mt_VIO, mt_IO2, mt_OOI, mt_IOI, mt_VIS;
+    private MethodType mt_vOiSzA, mt_OO99;
+    private MethodType[] GALLERY;
+    private Method compareTo;
+
+    @Before
+    public void setUp() throws Exception {
+        rtype = void.class;
+        ptypes = new Class<?>[] { int.class, String.class };
+
+        mt_viS = MethodType.methodType(void.class, int.class, String.class);
+        mt_OO = MethodType.methodType(Object.class, Object.class);
+        mt_OO2 = MethodType.methodType(Object.class, Object.class, Object.class);
+        mt_vv = MethodType.methodType(void.class);
+        mt_Vv = MethodType.methodType(Void.class);
+        mt_Ov = MethodType.methodType(Object.class);
+        mt_iSI = MethodType.methodType(int.class, String.class, Integer.class);
+        mt_ISi = MethodType.methodType(Integer.class, String.class, int.class);
+        mt_ISI = MethodType.methodType(Integer.class, String.class, Integer.class);
+        mt_iSi = MethodType.methodType(int.class, String.class, int.class);
+
+        compareTo = String.class.getDeclaredMethod("compareTo", String.class);
+
+        mt_viO = MethodType.methodType(void.class, int.class, Object.class);
+        mt_iO2 = MethodType.methodType(int.class, Object.class, Object.class);
+        mt_OOi = MethodType.methodType(Object.class, Object.class, int.class);
+        mt_iOi = MethodType.methodType(int.class, Object.class, int.class);
+
+        mt_VIO = MethodType.methodType(Void.class, Integer.class, Object.class);
+        mt_IO2 = MethodType.methodType(Integer.class, Object.class, Object.class);
+        mt_OOI = MethodType.methodType(Object.class, Object.class, Integer.class);
+        mt_IOI = MethodType.methodType(Integer.class, Object.class, Integer.class);
+        mt_VIS = MethodType.methodType(Void.class, Integer.class, String.class);
+
+        mt_vOiSzA = MethodType.methodType(void.class, Object.class, int.class, String.class, boolean.class, Object[].class);
+        mt_OO99 = MethodType.genericMethodType(99);
+
+        GALLERY = new MethodType[] {
+            mt_viS, mt_OO, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Vv, mt_Ov,
+            mt_iSI, mt_ISi, mt_ISI, mt_iSi,
+            mt_viO, mt_iO2, mt_OOi, mt_iOi,
+            mt_VIO, mt_IO2, mt_OOI, mt_IOI,
+            mt_VIS, mt_vOiSzA, mt_OO99
+        };
+    }
+
+    @After
+    public void tearDown() throws Exception {
+    }
+
+    /** Make sure the method types are all distinct. */
+    @Test
+    public void testDistinct() {
+        List<MethodType> gallery2 = new ArrayList<>();
+        for (MethodType mt : GALLERY) {
+            assertFalse(mt.toString(), gallery2.contains(mt));
+            gallery2.add(mt);
+        }
+        // check self-equality also:
+        assertEquals(Arrays.asList(GALLERY), gallery2);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of make method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testMake_Class_ClassArr() {
+        System.out.println("make (from type array)");
+        MethodType result = MethodType.methodType(rtype, ptypes);
+        assertSame(mt_viS, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of make method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testMake_Class_List() {
+        System.out.println("make (from type list)");
+        MethodType result = MethodType.methodType(rtype, Arrays.asList(ptypes));
+        assertSame(mt_viS, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of make method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testMake_3args() {
+        System.out.println("make (from type with varargs)");
+        MethodType result = MethodType.methodType(rtype, ptypes[0], ptypes[1]);
+        assertSame(mt_viS, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of make method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testMake_Class() {
+        System.out.println("make (from single type)");
+        Class<?> rt = Integer.class;
+        MethodType expResult = MethodType.methodType(rt, new Class<?>[0]);
+        MethodType result = MethodType.methodType(rt);
+        assertSame(expResult, result);
+    }
+
+    @Test
+    public void testMakeGeneric() {
+        System.out.println("makeGeneric");
+        int objectArgCount = 2;
+        MethodType expResult = mt_OO2;
+        MethodType result = MethodType.genericMethodType(objectArgCount);
+        assertSame(expResult, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of make method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testMake_Method() {
+        System.out.println("make (via MemberName.getMethodType)");
+        MethodType expResult = MethodType.methodType(int.class, String.class);
+        MemberName name = new MemberName(compareTo);
+        MethodType result = name.getMethodType();
+        assertSame(expResult, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of make method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testMake_MethodType() {
+        System.out.println("make (from rtype, MethodType)");
+        MethodType expResult = mt_iO2;
+        MethodType result = MethodType.methodType(int.class, mt_IO2);
+        assertSame(expResult, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of make method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testMake_String_ClassLoader() {
+        System.out.println("make (from bytecode signature)");
+        ClassLoader loader = null;
+        MethodType[] instances = {mt_viS, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Ov, mt_iSI, mt_ISi, mt_ISI, mt_iSi};
+        String obj = "Ljava/lang/Object;";
+        assertEquals(obj, concat(Object.class));
+        String[] expResults = {
+            "(ILjava/lang/String;)V",
+            concat("(", obj, 2, ")", Object.class),
+            "()V", "()"+obj,
+            concat("(", String.class, Integer.class, ")I"),
+            concat("(", String.class, "I)", Integer.class),
+            concat("(", String.class, Integer.class, ")", Integer.class),
+            concat("(", String.class, "I)I")
+        };
+        for (int i = 0; i < instances.length; i++) {
+            MethodType instance = instances[i];
+            String result = instance.toMethodDescriptorString();
+            assertEquals("#"+i, expResults[i], result);
+            MethodType parsed = MethodType.fromMethodDescriptorString(result, loader);
+            assertSame("--#"+i, instance, parsed);
+        }
+    }
+    private static String concat(Object... parts) {
+        StringBuilder sb = new StringBuilder();
+        Object prevPart = "";
+        for (Object part : parts) {
+            if (part instanceof Class) {
+                part = "L"+((Class)part).getName()+";";
+            }
+            if (part instanceof Integer) {
+                for (int n = (Integer) part; n > 1; n--)
+                    sb.append(prevPart);
+                part = "";
+            }
+            sb.append(part);
+            prevPart = part;
+        }
+        return sb.toString().replace('.', '/');
+    }
+
+    @Test
+    public void testHasPrimitives() {
+        System.out.println("hasPrimitives");
+        MethodType[] instances = {mt_viS, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Ov, mt_iSI, mt_ISi, mt_ISI, mt_iSi};
+        boolean[] expResults =   {true,   false,  true,  false, true,   true,   false,  true};
+        for (int i = 0; i < instances.length; i++) {
+            boolean result = instances[i].hasPrimitives();
+            assertEquals("#"+i, expResults[i], result);
+        }
+    }
+
+    @Test
+    public void testHasWrappers() {
+        System.out.println("hasWrappers");
+        MethodType[] instances = {mt_viS, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Ov, mt_iSI, mt_ISi, mt_ISI, mt_iSi};
+        boolean[] expResults =   {false,  false,  false, false, true,   true,   true,   false};
+        for (int i = 0; i < instances.length; i++) {
+            System.out.println("  hasWrappers "+instances[i]);
+            boolean result = instances[i].hasWrappers();
+            assertEquals("#"+i, expResults[i], result);
+        }
+    }
+
+    @Test
+    public void testErase() {
+        System.out.println("erase");
+        MethodType[] instances  = {mt_viS, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Ov, mt_iSI, mt_ISi, mt_ISI, mt_iSi};
+        MethodType[] expResults = {mt_viO, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Ov, mt_iO2, mt_OOi, mt_OO2, mt_iOi};
+        for (int i = 0; i < instances.length; i++) {
+            MethodType result = instances[i].erase();
+            assertSame("#"+i, expResults[i], result);
+        }
+    }
+
+    @Test
+    public void testGeneric() {
+        System.out.println("generic");
+        MethodType[] instances =  {mt_viS, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Ov, mt_iSI, mt_ISi, mt_ISI, mt_iSi};
+        MethodType[] expResults = {mt_OO2, mt_OO2, mt_Ov, mt_Ov, mt_OO2, mt_OO2, mt_OO2, mt_OO2};
+        for (int i = 0; i < instances.length; i++) {
+            MethodType result = instances[i].generic();
+            assertSame("#"+i, expResults[i], result);
+        }
+    }
+
+    @Test
+    public void testWrap() {
+        System.out.println("wrap");
+        MethodType[] instances =  {mt_viS, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Ov, mt_iSI, mt_ISi, mt_ISI, mt_iSi};
+        MethodType[] expResults = {mt_VIS, mt_OO2, mt_Vv, mt_Ov, mt_ISI, mt_ISI, mt_ISI, mt_ISI};
+        for (int i = 0; i < instances.length; i++) {
+            MethodType result = instances[i].wrap();
+            assertSame("#"+i, expResults[i], result);
+        }
+    }
+
+    @Test
+    public void testUnwrap() {
+        System.out.println("unwrap");
+        MethodType[] instances =  {mt_viS, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Ov, mt_iSI, mt_ISi, mt_ISI, mt_iSi};
+        MethodType[] expResults = {mt_viS, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Ov, mt_iSi, mt_iSi, mt_iSi, mt_iSi};
+        for (int i = 0; i < instances.length; i++) {
+            MethodType result = instances[i].unwrap();
+            assertSame("#"+i, expResults[i], result);
+        }
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of parameterType method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testParameterType() {
+        System.out.println("parameterType");
+        for (int num = 0; num < ptypes.length; num++) {
+            MethodType instance = mt_viS;
+            Class<?> expResult = ptypes[num];
+            Class<?> result = instance.parameterType(num);
+            assertSame(expResult, result);
+        }
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of parameterCount method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testParameterCount() {
+        System.out.println("parameterCount");
+        MethodType instance = mt_viS;
+        int expResult = 2;
+        int result = instance.parameterCount();
+        assertEquals(expResult, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of returnType method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testReturnType() {
+        System.out.println("returnType");
+        MethodType instance = mt_viS;
+        Class<?> expResult = void.class;
+        Class<?> result = instance.returnType();
+        assertSame(expResult, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of parameterList method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testParameterList() {
+        System.out.println("parameterList");
+        MethodType instance = mt_viS;
+        List<Class<?>> expResult = Arrays.asList(ptypes);
+        List<Class<?>> result = instance.parameterList();
+        assertEquals(expResult, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of parameterArray method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testParameterArray() {
+        System.out.println("parameterArray");
+        MethodType instance = mt_viS;
+        Class<?>[] expResult = ptypes;
+        Class<?>[] result = instance.parameterArray();
+        assertEquals(Arrays.asList(expResult), Arrays.asList(result));
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of equals method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testEquals_Object() {
+        System.out.println("equals");
+        Object x = null;
+        MethodType instance = mt_viS;
+        boolean expResult = false;
+        boolean result = instance.equals(x);
+        assertEquals(expResult, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of equals method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testEquals_MethodType() {
+        System.out.println("equals");
+        MethodType that = mt_viS;
+        MethodType instance = mt_viS;
+        boolean expResult = true;
+        boolean result = instance.equals(that);
+        assertEquals(expResult, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of hashCode method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testHashCode() {
+        System.out.println("hashCode");
+        MethodType instance = mt_viS;
+        ArrayList<Class<?>> types = new ArrayList<Class<?>>();
+        types.add(instance.returnType());
+        types.addAll(instance.parameterList());
+        int expResult = types.hashCode();
+        int result = instance.hashCode();
+        assertEquals(expResult, result);
+    }
+
+    /**
+     * Test of toString method, of class MethodType.
+     */
+    @Test
+    public void testToString() {
+        System.out.println("toString");
+        MethodType[] instances = {mt_viS, mt_OO2, mt_vv, mt_Ov, mt_iSI, mt_ISi, mt_ISI, mt_iSi};
+        //String expResult = "void[int, class java.lang.String]";
+        String[] expResults = {
+            "(int,String)void",
+            "(Object,Object)Object",
+            "()void",
+            "()Object",
+            "(String,Integer)int",
+            "(String,int)Integer",
+            "(String,Integer)Integer",
+            "(String,int)int"
+        };
+        for (int i = 0; i < instances.length; i++) {
+            MethodType instance = instances[i];
+            String result = instance.toString();
+            System.out.println("#"+i+":"+result);
+            assertEquals("#"+i, expResults[i], result);
+        }
+    }
+
+    private static byte[] writeSerial(Object x) throws java.io.IOException {
+        try (java.io.ByteArrayOutputStream bout = new java.io.ByteArrayOutputStream();
+             java.io.ObjectOutputStream out = new java.io.ObjectOutputStream(bout)
+             ) {
+            out.writeObject(x);
+            out.flush();
+            return bout.toByteArray();
+        }
+    }
+    private static Object readSerial(byte[] wire) throws java.io.IOException, ClassNotFoundException {
+        try (java.io.ByteArrayInputStream bin = new java.io.ByteArrayInputStream(wire);
+             java.io.ObjectInputStream in = new java.io.ObjectInputStream(bin)) {
+            return in.readObject();
+        }
+    }
+    private static void testSerializedEquality(Object x) throws java.io.IOException, ClassNotFoundException {
+        if (x instanceof Object[])
+            x = Arrays.asList((Object[]) x);  // has proper equals method
+        byte[] wire = writeSerial(x);
+        Object y = readSerial(wire);
+        assertEquals(x, y);
+    }
+
+    /** Test (de-)serialization. */
+    @Test
+    public void testSerialization() throws Throwable {
+        System.out.println("serialization");
+        for (MethodType mt : GALLERY) {
+            testSerializedEquality(mt);
+        }
+        testSerializedEquality(GALLERY);
+
+        // Make a list of mixed objects:
+        List<Object> stuff = new ArrayList<>();
+        Collections.addAll(stuff, GALLERY);  // copy #1
+        Object[] triples = Arrays.copyOfRange(GALLERY, 0, GALLERY.length/2);
+        Collections.addAll(stuff, triples);  // copy #3 (partial)
+        for (MethodType mt : GALLERY) {
+            Collections.addAll(stuff, mt.parameterArray());
+        }
+        Collections.shuffle(stuff, new Random(292));
+        Collections.addAll(stuff, GALLERY);  // copy #2
+        testSerializedEquality(stuff);
+    }
+
+    /** Test serialization formats. */
+    @Test
+    public void testPortableSerialFormat() throws Throwable {
+        System.out.println("portable serial format");
+        Object[][] cases = {
+            { mt_vv, new byte[] {  // ()void
+                    (byte)0xac, (byte)0xed, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x05, (byte)0x73, (byte)0x72, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x13,
+                    (byte)0x6a, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x76, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x2e, (byte)0x64, (byte)0x79, (byte)0x6e,
+                    (byte)0x2e, (byte)0x4d, (byte)0x65, (byte)0x74, (byte)0x68, (byte)0x6f, (byte)0x64, (byte)0x54,
+                    (byte)0x79, (byte)0x70, (byte)0x65, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00,
+                    (byte)0x00, (byte)0x01, (byte)0x24, (byte)0x03, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x78, (byte)0x70,
+                    (byte)0x76, (byte)0x72, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x04, (byte)0x76, (byte)0x6f, (byte)0x69, (byte)0x64,
+                    (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00,
+                    (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x78, (byte)0x70, (byte)0x75, (byte)0x72, (byte)0x00,
+                    (byte)0x12, (byte)0x5b, (byte)0x4c, (byte)0x6a, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x76, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x2e,
+                    (byte)0x6c, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x6e, (byte)0x67, (byte)0x2e, (byte)0x43, (byte)0x6c, (byte)0x61,
+                    (byte)0x73, (byte)0x73, (byte)0x3b, (byte)0xab, (byte)0x16, (byte)0xd7, (byte)0xae, (byte)0xcb,
+                    (byte)0xcd, (byte)0x5a, (byte)0x99, (byte)0x02, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x78, (byte)0x70,
+                    (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x78,
+                } },
+            { mt_OO, new byte[] {  // (Object)Object
+                    (byte)0xac, (byte)0xed, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x05, (byte)0x73, (byte)0x72, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x13,
+                    (byte)0x6a, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x76, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x2e, (byte)0x64, (byte)0x79, (byte)0x6e,
+                    (byte)0x2e, (byte)0x4d, (byte)0x65, (byte)0x74, (byte)0x68, (byte)0x6f, (byte)0x64, (byte)0x54,
+                    (byte)0x79, (byte)0x70, (byte)0x65, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00,
+                    (byte)0x00, (byte)0x01, (byte)0x24, (byte)0x03, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x78, (byte)0x70,
+                    (byte)0x76, (byte)0x72, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x10, (byte)0x6a, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x76, (byte)0x61,
+                    (byte)0x2e, (byte)0x6c, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x6e, (byte)0x67, (byte)0x2e, (byte)0x4f, (byte)0x62,
+                    (byte)0x6a, (byte)0x65, (byte)0x63, (byte)0x74, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00,
+                    (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x78,
+                    (byte)0x70, (byte)0x75, (byte)0x72, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x12, (byte)0x5b, (byte)0x4c, (byte)0x6a,
+                    (byte)0x61, (byte)0x76, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x2e, (byte)0x6c, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x6e, (byte)0x67,
+                    (byte)0x2e, (byte)0x43, (byte)0x6c, (byte)0x61, (byte)0x73, (byte)0x73, (byte)0x3b, (byte)0xab,
+                    (byte)0x16, (byte)0xd7, (byte)0xae, (byte)0xcb, (byte)0xcd, (byte)0x5a, (byte)0x99, (byte)0x02,
+                    (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x78, (byte)0x70, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x01,
+                    (byte)0x71, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x7e, (byte)0x00, (byte)0x03, (byte)0x78,
+                } },
+        };
+        boolean generateData = false;
+        //generateData = true;
+        for (Object[] c : cases) {
+            MethodType mt = (MethodType) c[0];
+            System.out.println("deserialize "+mt);
+            byte[] wire = (byte[]) c[1];
+            if (generateData) {
+                wire = writeSerial(mt);
+                final String INDENT = "                ";
+                System.out.print("{  // "+mt);
+                for (int i = 0; i < wire.length; i++) {
+                    if (i % 8 == 0) { System.out.println(); System.out.print(INDENT+"   "); }
+                    String hex = Integer.toHexString(wire[i] & 0xFF);
+                    if (hex.length() == 1)  hex = "0"+hex;
+                    System.out.print(" (byte)0x"+hex+",");
+                }
+                System.out.println();
+                System.out.println(INDENT+"}");
+                System.out.flush();
+            }
+            Object decode;
+            try {
+                decode = readSerial(wire);
+            } catch (Exception ex) {
+                decode = ex;  // oops!
+            }
+            assertEquals(mt, decode);
+        }
+    }
+}