Turning on javac lint warnings when building Java sources in jdk 8 repo
joe.darcy at oracle.com
Fri Sep 13 00:12:26 PDT 2013
A follow-up, some lint warnings are now enabled:
At least a few more should be turned out before JDK 8 GA!
On 09/03/2013 06:40 PM, Joe Darcy wrote:
> Over the last few months, over on core-libs-dev there have been
> various clean up efforts concerning the Java code in the JDK 8 "jdk"
> repo, resolving both javac lint and doclint warnings.
> With these clean ups in place, I think it is time for selected
> categories of javac lint warnings to be enabled during the build under
> -Werror. That is, for lint categories that have been scrubbed, the
> build should be reconfigured so that reintroducing such a warning is a
> build error. (Under the old build, different packages could use
> different javac command line options. With the new build, all the Java
> code is compiled under the same options so the full build was reduced
> to the least restrictive javac lint setting.)
> As additional warning categories are resolved, the set of enabled lint
> categories could be expanded, potentially including doclint categories
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