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From Patrick Rhomberg <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] FunctionAdapter incompatible serialVersionUID
Date Tue, 28 Nov 2017 19:40:48 GMT
+1 to removing a long-deprecated class from the Geode side.

On Tue, Nov 28, 2017 at 8:04 AM, Bruce Schuchardt <>

> How about just getting rid of this class?  After all it was marked as
> being deprecated in 1.0.  Pivotal could add a compatible FunctionAdapter
> class in their GemFire builds to support these old clients.
> On 11/27/17 10:18 AM, Jason Huynh wrote:
>> This is a discussion for the fix to GEODE-4008:
>> InvalidClassException when deserializing FunctionAdapter from pre Geode
>> clients
>> There was a change to deprecate FunctionAdapter in Geode (before 1.0), and
>> this also removed the method signatures in the class. This caused Java to
>> generate a new serialVersionUID to the class because one was not assigned
>> previously. However we have clients pre Geode that when they attempt to
>> execute a function by serializing the function across (not using a
>> function
>> id), the FunctionAdapter class is unable to deserialize properly.
>> The proposed fix is to assign a serialVersionUID to the class that matches
>> that of the pre Geode FunctionAdapter. This will cause any Geode 1.0-1.3
>> clients to now run into the error but the older clients would work fine.
>> Because FunctionAdapter has been deprecated it should be easy enough for
>> Geode 1.0-1.3 users to change their custom classes to implement Function
>> directly and not use the deprecated FunctionAdapter class.
>> Please let me know if there is a better solution or if there are problems
>> with the proposed fix.
>> Thanks,
>> -Jason

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