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public class: RemoteObjectInvocationHandler [javadoc | source]

All Implemented Interfaces:
    InvocationHandler, Remote, Serializable

An implementation of the InvocationHandler interface for use with Java Remote Method Invocation (Java RMI). This invocation handler can be used in conjunction with a dynamic proxy instance as a replacement for a pregenerated stub class.

Applications are not expected to use this class directly. A remote object exported to use a dynamic proxy with UnicastRemoteObject or Activatable has an instance of this class as that proxy's invocation handler.

Fields inherited from java.rmi.server.RemoteObject:
 public RemoteObjectInvocationHandler(RemoteRef ref) 
    Creates a new RemoteObjectInvocationHandler constructed with the specified RemoteRef.
    ref - the remote ref
    NullPointerException - if ref is null
Method from java.rmi.server.RemoteObjectInvocationHandler Summary:
Methods from java.rmi.server.RemoteObject:
equals,   getRef,   hashCode,   toString,   toStub
Methods from java.lang.Object:
clone,   equals,   finalize,   getClass,   hashCode,   notify,   notifyAll,   toString,   wait,   wait,   wait
Method from java.rmi.server.RemoteObjectInvocationHandler Detail:
 public Object invoke(Object proxy,
    Method method,
    Object[] args) throws Throwable 
    Processes a method invocation made on the encapsulating proxy instance, proxy, and returns the result.

    RemoteObjectInvocationHandler implements this method as follows:

    If method is one of the following methods, it is processed as described below:

    • Object.hashCode : Returns the hash code value for the proxy.
    • Object.equals : Returns true if the argument (args[0]) is an instance of a dynamic proxy class and this invocation handler is equal to the invocation handler of that argument, and returns false otherwise.
    • Object.toString : Returns a string representation of the proxy.

    Otherwise, a remote call is made as follows:

    • If proxy is not an instance of the interface Remote , then an IllegalArgumentException is thrown.
    • Otherwise, the invoke method is invoked on this invocation handler's RemoteRef, passing proxy, method, args, and the method hash (defined in section 8.3 of the "Java Remote Method Invocation (RMI) Specification") for method, and the result is returned.
    • If an exception is thrown by RemoteRef.invoke and that exception is a checked exception that is not assignable to any exception in the throws clause of the method implemented by the proxy's class, then that exception is wrapped in an UnexpectedException and the wrapped exception is thrown. Otherwise, the exception thrown by invoke is thrown by this method.

    The semantics of this method are unspecified if the arguments could not have been produced by an instance of some valid dynamic proxy class containing this invocation handler.