Java Debug Interface

Interface Event

All Superinterfaces:
All Known Subinterfaces:
AccessWatchpointEvent, BreakpointEvent, ClassPrepareEvent, ClassUnloadEvent, ExceptionEvent, LocatableEvent, MethodEntryEvent, MethodExitEvent, ModificationWatchpointEvent, StepEvent, ThreadDeathEvent, ThreadStartEvent, VMDeathEvent, VMDisconnectEvent, VMStartEvent, WatchpointEvent

public interface Event
extends Mirror

An occurrence in a target VM that is of interest to a debugger. Event is the common superinterface for all events (examples include BreakpointEvent, ExceptionEvent, ClassPrepareEvent). When an event occurs, an instance of Event as a component of an EventSet is enqueued in the VirtualMachine's EventQueue.

See Also:
EventSet, EventQueue

Method Summary
 EventRequest request()
Methods inherited from interface com.sun.jdi.Mirror
toString, virtualMachine

Method Detail


EventRequest request()
The EventRequest that requested this event. Some events (eg. VMDeathEvent) may not have a cooresponding request and thus will return null.

Java Debug Interface