JDK 12 RFR of JDK-8206085 : Refactor langtools/tools/javac/versions/Versions.java

Jonathan Gibbons jonathan.gibbons at oracle.com
Tue Jul 3 23:16:48 UTC 2018

On 7/3/18 4:03 PM, joe darcy wrote:
> Hi Maurizio,
> On 7/3/2018 2:51 AM, Maurizio Cimadamore wrote:
>> Looks good.
>> I believe the test could be further automatized, by adding more logic 
>> to the enum. E.g. each constant could define in a string a snippet of 
>> code that is unique to that version (and maybe the BASE version would 
>> have an empty snippet). That way the sources could be generated 
>> programatically - no need to repeat various headers etc. Also, I 
>> believe once you go down this path, it could be even possible to have 
>> a single checksrc method which takes a couple of version constants, 
>> generate the sources for them using the templating strategy described 
>> above.
>> E.g. it would be great if all the 'mutable' parts would be contained 
>> to the enum declaration - adding enum constants is rather easy, 
>> especially when the structure is clearly self-explanatory (as in this 
>> case).
> Thanks for the review.
> Further refactoring for another day; this test has some a long way 
> from its earlier days as a shell script!

> Cheers,
> -Joe

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