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what exactly are stored while serializing a object ?

 
Ajit Amitav Das
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HI
Ranchers ,

While Serializing an object what actually is stored in persistent media , is it only instance variables which are nontransient or something along with those variables.
 
Stan James
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The doc on serializable is pretty good about what works and what doesn't. I wouldn't attempt to reproduce all the rules here. But you did hit one good point - transient variables are not serialized by default. You can override readObject and writeObject to override the default rules, making just about anything possible.
 
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