[Checkers] Spaces in commented JSR 308 annotations
mahmood at MIT.EDU
Tue Jun 10 02:57:15 EDT 2008
On Jun 10, 2008, at 1:59 AM, Adam Kiezun wrote:
> Doesn't the compiler know which @ things are annotations and which are
> not (from the classpath)?
We are handling the commented annotations in the Scanner. Attribution
(resolving the types of the annotations) happens in later phases of
It might be a challenging to make that information available to the
compiler. We can use a hack like (Class.forName()) and see if it
throws an exception. I don't know if it would recognize classpath
within javac. This will not recognize jsr308 qualifiers (annotations)
that are passed as source as they haven't yet been compiled.
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