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JDK-6748541 : javadoc should be reusable

Details
Type:
Enhancement
Submit Date:
2008-09-15
Status:
Closed
Updated Date:
2011-05-18
Project Name:
JDK
Resolved Date:
2011-05-18
Component:
tools
OS:
generic
Sub-Component:
javadoc(tool)
CPU:
generic
Priority:
P4
Resolution:
Fixed
Affected Versions:
7
Fixed Versions:

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Description
Currently, due to excessive use of static data, javadoc can only (reliably) be executed once in a JVM.  Subsequent attempts to use it may be "polluted" by earlier attempts. (E.g. options).

javadoc should be serially reusable.

                                    

Comments
EVALUATION

Change is covered by running existing tests in samevm mode
                                     
2008-10-15
EVALUATION

Reduce use of static instances.
                                     
2008-09-17



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