Missing @since tags
martinrb at google.com
Thu Feb 7 23:23:04 UTC 2013
JDiff hasn't been updated since 2008. I would be surprised if you could
get it to work on jdk8 vs. jdk7 without significant work.
But the key thing is to use a tool, any tool, since history has shown it is
very easy for engineers to forget to add the necessary @since tags.
On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 11:45 AM, Mike Duigou <mike.duigou at oracle.com> wrote:
> Which is implemented as a doclet does provide missing @since detection
> On Feb 7 2013, at 10:29 , Martin Buchholz wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 7, 2013 at 9:49 AM, Alan Bateman <Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
> >> On 07/02/2013 17:40, Martin Buchholz wrote:
> >>> Alternatively, maybe this is a job for an annotation processor.
> > IIRC, we considered that 6 years ago. It might be possible, but consider
> > that you need to diff multiple jdk implementations, and the annotation
> > processor needs to be able to grok javadoc comments. Also, there are no
> > "annotations" being processed, so it's weird to use an annotation
> > processor. Writing a javadoc doclet is another approach that might work.
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