JDK-7151010 : Add compiler support for repeating annotations
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: tools
  • Sub-Component: javac
  • Affected Version: 8
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2012-03-05
  • Updated: 2017-05-17
  • Resolved: 2012-09-11
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JDK 8
8 b56Fixed
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Description
A feature in the works for JDK 8 is repeating annotations:

JEP 120: Repeating Annotations
http://openjdk.java.net/jeps/120

which requires making changes to javac to support the new language feature.

Comments
17 tests: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8/tl/langtools/file/250f0acf880c/test/tools/javac/annotations/repeatingAnnotations
2012-12-18

PUBLIC COMMENTS Link to changesets: http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8/tl/langtools/rev/873ddd9f4900 http://hg.openjdk.java.net/jdk8/tl/jdk/rev/bdfcc13ddeb4
2012-09-05

EVALUATION A fine idea.
2012-03-05