Proposal: Put @Native and @GenerateNativeHeader in same package
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Tue Mar 5 15:28:37 UTC 2013
On 05/03/2013 15:15, Paul Benedict wrote:
> Both are hints for tools. Both discuss header files. So why divide them up?
> I think they should be in one package together. Personally, I think both
> are better suited to the javax.tools.annotation package. I just wanted to
> point out the division doesn't make all that sense.
The reason that @Native was moved from javax.tools to j.l.annotation is
because it was problematic for future modularization - ie: it would
result in a compilation time dependency on the tools module and would
also prevent its use in the base/core module.
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