Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

javax.tools
Enum Diagnostic.Kind

java.lang.Object
  extended by java.lang.Enum<Diagnostic.Kind>
      extended by javax.tools.Diagnostic.Kind
All Implemented Interfaces:
Serializable, Comparable<Diagnostic.Kind>
Enclosing interface:
Diagnostic<S>

public static enum Diagnostic.Kind
extends Enum<Diagnostic.Kind>

Kinds of diagnostics, for example, error or warning.


Enum Constant Summary
ERROR
          Problem which prevents the tool's normal completion.
MANDATORY_WARNING
          Problem similar to a warning, but is mandated by the tool's specification.
NOTE
          Informative message from the tool.
OTHER
          Diagnostic which does not fit within the other kinds.
WARNING
          Problem which does not usually prevent the tool from completing normally.
 
Method Summary
static Diagnostic.Kind valueOf(String name)
          Returns the enum constant of this type with the specified name.
static Diagnostic.Kind[] values()
          Returns an array containing the constants of this enum type, in the order they are declared.
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Enum
clone, compareTo, equals, finalize, getDeclaringClass, hashCode, name, ordinal, toString, valueOf
 
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
getClass, notify, notifyAll, wait, wait, wait
 

Enum Constant Detail

ERROR

public static final Diagnostic.Kind ERROR
Problem which prevents the tool's normal completion.


WARNING

public static final Diagnostic.Kind WARNING
Problem which does not usually prevent the tool from completing normally.


MANDATORY_WARNING

public static final Diagnostic.Kind MANDATORY_WARNING
Problem similar to a warning, but is mandated by the tool's specification. For example, the Java™ Language Specification, 3rd Ed. mandates warnings on certain unchecked operations and the use of deprecated methods.


NOTE

public static final Diagnostic.Kind NOTE
Informative message from the tool.


OTHER

public static final Diagnostic.Kind OTHER
Diagnostic which does not fit within the other kinds.

Method Detail

values

public static Diagnostic.Kind[] values()
Returns an array containing the constants of this enum type, in the order they are declared. This method may be used to iterate over the constants as follows:
for (Diagnostic.Kind c : Diagnostic.Kind.values())
    System.out.println(c);

Returns:
an array containing the constants of this enum type, in the order they are declared

valueOf

public static Diagnostic.Kind valueOf(String name)
Returns the enum constant of this type with the specified name. The string must match exactly an identifier used to declare an enum constant in this type. (Extraneous whitespace characters are not permitted.)

Parameters:
name - the name of the enum constant to be returned.
Returns:
the enum constant with the specified name
Throws:
IllegalArgumentException - if this enum type has no constant with the specified name
NullPointerException - if the argument is null

Java™ Platform
Standard Ed. 6

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