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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

Reduce use of static instances.
                                     
2008-09-17
EVALUATION

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



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