JDK-4876942 : javap invoked without args does not print help screen
  • Type: Enhancement
  • Component: tools
  • Sub-Component: javap
  • Affected Version: 1.4.2,6
  • Priority: P5
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • OS: generic
  • CPU: generic
  • Submitted: 2003-06-11
  • Updated: 2008-06-26
  • Resolved: 2011-05-18
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Failing tests:  javap/javap_help

All other tools - javac,javah,javadoc,jar - print help screen when user invokes them without any command line arguments.

WORK AROUND java -help

EVALUATION Note that javap does advise you of the problem and suggests you use -help. But consistency among the tools would be a good idea. ###@###.### 2003-06-16