Class Record

    • Method Detail

      • serialize

        public final byte[] serialize()
        called by the class that is responsible for writing this sucker. Subclasses should implement this so that their data is passed back in a byte array.
        byte array containing instance data
      • toString

        public String toString()
        get a string representation of the record (for biffview/debugging)
        toString in class Object
      • getSid

        public abstract short getSid()
        return the non static version of the id for this record.
        he id for this record
      • cloneViaReserialise

        public Record cloneViaReserialise()
        Clone the current record, via a call to serialize it, and another to create a new record from the bytes. May only be used for classes which don't have internal counts / ids in them. For those which do, a full model-aware cloning is needed, which allocates new ids / counts as needed.
        the cloned current record