Permits inspection and modification of the structure of Java sources.
Provides Java Model API access.
ensure.built.source.roots property is set during ant script execution,
javac task will not actually build the classfiles from scratch, but rather copy classfiles
produced by the Java infrastructure into the output folder. The content of the property will
be interpreted as list of source roots, for which the artifacts should be copied.
It is possible to hint
of file names to searh for. There is also
to obtain name of file for an
Regarding the JEP 394 (finalization of pattern matching for instanceof in JDK 16). The shape of the BindingPatternTree has changed; the BindingPatternTree does not have a name and type, but rather a VariableTree.
Adding SourceUtils.forceSource(CompilationController, FileObject).
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Read more about the implementation in the answers to architecture questions.