RFR: 8266082: AssertionError in Annotate.fromAnnotations with -Xdoclint

Vicente Romero vromero at openjdk.java.net
Tue Jun 15 00:18:44 UTC 2021

On Mon, 14 Jun 2021 13:35:35 GMT, Joel Borggrén-Franck <jfranck at openjdk.org> wrote:

> Javac crashes in Annotate when a javadoc reference contains an annotated type, since attribType expects type annotations to have been attributed.
> This proposed fix checks references at parse time to disallow annotated types instead of crashing later on.
> Since the exact type of error is known I opted for a new error message to make it easier for the developer to see what is wrong.
> Since this affects javac at least as far back as jdk 11 and we are past RDP1 I targeted this for 18.

test/langtools/tools/doclint/CrashInAnnotateTest.java line 31:

> 29:  */
> 30: 
> 31: /** {@link #equals(@Deprecated Object)} */

I think that the test should include other cases like links to fields and methods in another package etc. with annotations modifying different elements not only method parameters.


PR: https://git.openjdk.java.net/jdk/pull/4483

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