JDK 6 Build 96 JSR 269 API Changes
By darcy on Aug 21, 2006
originatingElementsparameter was added to the
Filercreate methods. The originating elements serve as hints to the tool infrastructure to better manage dependencies; they are the types or packages (representing package-info files) which caused an annotation processor to attempt to create a new file. See the
Filerspecification for more information.
This is a source compatible change, but a recompile of existing annotation processors which use a
- Various minor specification changes:
Element.getSimpleName()result redefined for constructors and initializers
TypeParameterElement.getBounds()result when no explicit bound redefined.