@Supported design issues

Joe Darcy joe.darcy at oracle.com
Mon Mar 4 15:35:11 UTC 2013

On 03/04/2013 02:28 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 28/02/2013 19:31, mark.reinhold at oracle.com wrote:
>> :

>> I did just notice that the annotation's source file is in the langtools
>> repo rather than the jdk repo.  What's the rationale for that? I think
>> most JDK developers would expect to find it in the jdk repo.
> This is just build related as there are "supported" APIs in the 
> langtools repository. I see Joe has added the already added the 
> proposed annotation to com.sun.source.

Just on this point for now, the jdk repo would be the more natural home 
for the jdk.Supported annotation, but as Alan notes, we put 
jdk.Supported in langtools for bootstrapping purposes since we want to 
use Supported in langtools as well.


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