changeset 17166:4e167bc5be91

8180807: java.io.Serializable class-level readObject description error Reviewed-by: chegar, rriggs
author mli
date Wed, 24 May 2017 19:02:45 -0700
parents 3f350fe1bec8
children bdf91a08aa79
files src/java.base/share/classes/java/io/Serializable.java
diffstat 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/src/java.base/share/classes/java/io/Serializable.java	Wed May 24 22:07:07 2017 +0100
+++ b/src/java.base/share/classes/java/io/Serializable.java	Wed May 24 19:02:45 2017 -0700
@@ -84,9 +84,9 @@
  * correspondingly named fields in the current object.  This handles the case
  * when the class has evolved to add new fields. The method does not need to
  * concern itself with the state belonging to its superclasses or subclasses.
- * State is saved by writing the individual fields to the
- * ObjectOutputStream using the writeObject method or by using the
- * methods for primitive data types supported by DataOutput.
+ * State is restored by reading data from the ObjectInputStream for
+ * the individual fields and making assignments to the appropriate fields
+ * of the object. Reading primitive data types is supported by DataInput.
  *
  * <p>The readObjectNoData method is responsible for initializing the state of
  * the object for its particular class in the event that the serialization