Sun GlassFish Enterprise Server 2.1 Release Notes

TopLink expects my Collection field/property to be cloneable (Issue Tracker 556)


If the java.util.Arrays.asList() API is used to convert an Object[] to Collection, the JDK returns an implementation of java.util.ArrayList that is not cloneable. This results in the following exception:

The method invocation of the method [protected native java.lang.Object 
java.lang.Object.clone() throws java.lang.CloneNotSupportedException] on the object 
[[pkg.A id = xxx]], of class [class java.util.Arrays$ArrayList], triggered an 
exception. Internal Exception: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException Target 
Invocation Exception: java.lang.CloneNotSupportedException: 

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Create another collection using its constructor; for example:

myCollection = new ArrayList(java.util.Arrays.asList(a))