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Re: Wierd stuff in SocketPermission

From: Gary Benson
Subject: Re: Wierd stuff in SocketPermission
Date: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 12:40:52 +0000

Tom Tromey wrote:
> >>>>> "Gary" == Gary Benson <address@hidden> writes:
> Gary> Does anybody know why's hostport
> Gary> member is declared transient?
> transient means that the field is not a candidate for serialization.

How can you have a meaningful serialized representation without that
essential piece?

> Gary> I'm working on a rewrite (spurred by PR 24708) that would
> Gary> replace hostport entirely but I don't want to break stuff
> Gary> inadvertantly!
> Go for it.  In combination with 'private', 'transient' is nice
> because it means you can have a lot of confidence that removing the
> field won't break anything.  In other cases you may need to do a
> little more research first...

Ok, cool.


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