RFR 6388543: improve accuracy of source positions for AnnotationValue param of Messager.printMessage

Liam Miller-Cushon cushon at google.com
Sat Jan 14 23:37:00 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 1:46 PM, Jonathan Gibbons <
jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com> wrote:

> Is there any good reason not to do so?

I don't think so, thanks. I had thought that it would add implementation
complexity and wasn't as obviously useful as supporting top-level and array
elements values. However I realized that matchAnnoToTree can be generalized
to search recursively for values, so it ends up being simpler. And as you
point out, it offers the best flexibility.

I have uploaded a new version of the patch that searches recursively:
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