JDK-8145471 : javac changes for enhanced deprecation
  • Type: Sub-task
  • Component: tools
  • Sub-Component: javac
  • Priority: P3
  • Status: Closed
  • Resolution: Fixed
  • Submitted: 2015-12-15
  • Updated: 2017-05-17
  • Resolved: 2016-10-20
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Javac should be updated to handle deprecation enhancements. There are a couple items:

1) add a new "lint" category under which warnings are issued for uses of APIs that are deprecated for removal; and

2) make such warnings opt-out (use mandatory warnings mechanism).

Review: http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~jjg/8145471/webrev.01/

Note that javac follows: https://docs.oracle.com/javase/specs/jls/se7/html/jls-9.html#jls-