Module jdk.compiler

Class Main

java.lang.Object
com.sun.tools.javac.Main

public class Main
extends Object
A legacy programmatic interface for the Java Programming Language compiler, javac. See the jdk.compiler module for details on replacement APIs.
  • Constructor Summary

    Constructors
    Constructor Description
    Main()
    Deprecated, for removal: This API element is subject to removal in a future version.
  • Method Summary

    Modifier and Type Method Description
    static int compile​(String[] args)
    Programmatic interface to the Java Programming Language compiler, javac.
    static int compile​(String[] args, PrintWriter out)
    Programmatic interface to the Java Programming Language compiler, javac.
    static void main​(String[] args)
    Main entry point for the launcher.

    Methods declared in class java.lang.Object

    clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait
  • Constructor Details

    • Main

      @Deprecated(since="16", forRemoval=true) public Main()
      Deprecated, for removal: This API element is subject to removal in a future version.
      Do not call.
  • Method Details

    • main

      public static void main(String[] args) throws Exception
      Main entry point for the launcher. Note: This method calls System.exit.
      Parameters:
      args - command line arguments
      Throws:
      Exception - only if an uncaught internal exception occurs; just retained for historical compatibility
    • compile

      public static int compile(String[] args)
      Programmatic interface to the Java Programming Language compiler, javac.
      Parameters:
      args - The command line arguments that would normally be passed to the javac program as described in the man page.
      Returns:
      an integer equivalent to the exit value from invoking javac, see the man page for details.
    • compile

      public static int compile(String[] args, PrintWriter out)
      Programmatic interface to the Java Programming Language compiler, javac.
      Parameters:
      args - The command line arguments that would normally be passed to the javac program as described in the man page.
      out - PrintWriter to which the compiler's diagnostic output is directed.
      Returns:
      an integer equivalent to the exit value from invoking javac, see the man page for details.