How to Configure Instantiation of Java SE 7 Indirect Collection Classes in Java SE 8

(Doc ID 2107847.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 24, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle TopLink - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Using EclipseLink 2.6.1, an error occurs when de-serializing objects containing references to EclipseLink indirect collection objects on a J2SE 7 JVM, which were originally instantiated and serialized on a J2SE 8 JVM.

EclipseLink 2.6.1 is using different code for IndirectList class based on the java version.

 - Java8 environment uses:
 - Java7 environment uses:

 This is causing problems while de-serializing objects.

How to use org.eclipse.persistence.internal.indirection.IndirectList for both Java versions ?


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