public final class: VMID
All Implemented Interfaces:
A VMID is a identifier that is unique across all Java virtual
machines. VMIDs are used by the distributed garbage collector
to identify client VMs.
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Create a new VMID. Each new VMID returned from this constructor
is unique for all Java virtual machines under the following
conditions: a) the conditions for uniqueness for objects of
java.rmi.server.UID are satisfied, and b) an
address can be obtained for this host that is unique and constant
for the lifetime of this object.
|Methods from java.lang.Object:|
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait|
|Method from java.rmi.dgc.VMID Detail:|
public boolean equals(Object obj)
Compare this VMID to another, and return true if they are the
public int hashCode()
Compute hash code for this VMID.
public static boolean isUnique() Deprecated!
Return true if an accurate address can be determined for this
host. If false, reliable VMID cannot be generated from this host
public String toString()
Return string representation of this VMID.