public final class VMID extends Object implements Serializable
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.
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 the class
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.
@Deprecated public static boolean isUnique()
Return true if an accurate address can be determined for this host. If false, reliable VMID cannot be generated from this host
public int hashCode()
Compute hash code for this VMID.
public boolean equals(Object obj)
Compare this VMID to another, and return true if they are the same identifier.
obj- the reference object with which to compare.
trueif this object is the same as the obj argument;
public String toString()
Return string representation of this VMID.
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