JDK 6 Build 96 JSR 269 API Changes
By Darcy-Oracle 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.