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Commons IO example source code file (ClassLoaderObjectInputStream.java)

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The Commons IO ClassLoaderObjectInputStream.java source code

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package org.apache.commons.io.input;

import java.io.IOException;
import java.io.InputStream;
import java.io.ObjectInputStream;
import java.io.ObjectStreamClass;
import java.io.StreamCorruptedException;

 * A special ObjectInputStream that loads a class based on a specified
 * <code>ClassLoader rather than the system default.
 * <p>
 * This is useful in dynamic container environments.
 * @author Paul Hammant
 * @version $Id: ClassLoaderObjectInputStream.java 736890 2009-01-23 02:02:22Z niallp $
 * @since Commons IO 1.1
public class ClassLoaderObjectInputStream extends ObjectInputStream {

    /** The class loader to use. */
    private final ClassLoader classLoader;

     * Constructs a new ClassLoaderObjectInputStream.
     * @param classLoader  the ClassLoader from which classes should be loaded
     * @param inputStream  the InputStream to work on
     * @throws IOException in case of an I/O error
     * @throws StreamCorruptedException if the stream is corrupted
    public ClassLoaderObjectInputStream(
            ClassLoader classLoader, InputStream inputStream)
            throws IOException, StreamCorruptedException {
        this.classLoader = classLoader;

     * Resolve a class specified by the descriptor using the
     * specified ClassLoader or the super ClassLoader.
     * @param objectStreamClass  descriptor of the class
     * @return the Class object described by the ObjectStreamClass
     * @throws IOException in case of an I/O error
     * @throws ClassNotFoundException if the Class cannot be found
    protected Class<?> resolveClass(ObjectStreamClass objectStreamClass)
            throws IOException, ClassNotFoundException {
        Class<?> clazz = Class.forName(objectStreamClass.getName(), false, classLoader);

        if (clazz != null) {
            // the classloader knows of the class
            return clazz;
        } else {
            // classloader knows not of class, let the super classloader do it
            return super.resolveClass(objectStreamClass);

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