Remaining doclint issues in

Chris Hegarty chris.hegarty at
Fri Aug 2 09:38:08 UTC 2013

On 01/08/2013 23:08, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 01/08/2013 14:18, Stuart Marks wrote:
>> :
>> To my eye the InetAddress/port constructors are used quite a bit more
>> often than the SocketAddress ones. I did a web search for "java
>> DatagramPacket example" and looked at all the examples on the first
>> page of hits. All of them used the InetAddress+port constructor
>> overloads (including the Oracle Java tutorial). I didn't see any uses
>> of the SocketAddress overloads.
> That's what I would expect as DatagramPacket is old and and pre-dates
> the SocketAddress abstraction.
> One other thing to check is whether this API bug has ever been reported.
> If not then it suggests that not too many people have actually run into
> it. If these constructors are widely used then I would expect that the
> bug would be reported before now.

I can find not such bug(s) reporting this issue. But I will file one now ;-)


> -Alan

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