java.lang.instrument
Class ClassDefinition

java.lang.Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object 
  extended by java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition

public final class ClassDefinition
extends Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object

This class serves as a parameter block to the Instrumentation.redefineClasses method. Serves to bind the Class that needs redefining together with the new class file bytes.

Since:
JDK1.5
See Also:
Instrumentation.redefineClasses(java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition[]) sample code for java.lang.instrument.Instrumentation.redefineClasses(java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition[]) definition code for java.lang.instrument.Instrumentation.redefineClasses(java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition[])

Constructor Summary
ClassDefinition sample code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition.ClassDefinition(java.lang.Class, byte[]) definition code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition.ClassDefinition(java.lang.Class, byte[]) (Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <?> theClass, byte[] theClassFile)
          Creates a new ClassDefinition binding using the supplied class and class file bytes.
 
Method Summary
 Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <?> getDefinitionClass sample code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition.getDefinitionClass() definition code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition.getDefinitionClass() ()
          Returns the class.
 byte[] getDefinitionClassFile sample code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition.getDefinitionClassFile() definition code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition.getDefinitionClassFile() ()
          Returns the array of bytes that contains the new class file.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object sample code for java.lang.Object definition code for java.lang.Object
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Constructor Detail

ClassDefinition sample code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition(java.lang.Class<?>, byte[]) definition code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition(java.lang.Class<?>, byte[])

public ClassDefinition(Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <?> theClass,
                       byte[] theClassFile)
Creates a new ClassDefinition binding using the supplied class and class file bytes. Does not copy the supplied buffer, just captures a reference to it.

Parameters:
theClass - the Class that needs redefining
theClassFile - the new class file bytes
Throws:
NullPointerException sample code for java.lang.NullPointerException definition code for java.lang.NullPointerException - if the supplied class or array is null.
Method Detail

getDefinitionClass sample code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition.getDefinitionClass() definition code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition.getDefinitionClass()

public Class sample code for java.lang.Class definition code for java.lang.Class <?> getDefinitionClass()
Returns the class.

Returns:
the Class object referred to.

getDefinitionClassFile sample code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition.getDefinitionClassFile() definition code for java.lang.instrument.ClassDefinition.getDefinitionClassFile()

public byte[] getDefinitionClassFile()
Returns the array of bytes that contains the new class file.

Returns:
the class file bytes.