[GRADLE-3085] Using Google Error_prone compiler with Gradle Created: 08/May/14  Updated: 10/Feb/17  Resolved: 10/Feb/17

Status: Resolved
Project: Gradle
Affects Version/s: None
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Task
Reporter: Gradle Forums Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 4



A few months ago I created a [gradle-errorprone-plugin]([1]https://github.com/tbroyer/gradle-err...) to use [Google's error_prone compiler]([2]https://code.google.com/p/error-prone/) in Gradle.

It uses internal APIs (`IncrementalJavaCompiler` in Gradle s any way to build such a plugin for Gradle.next, and if not, ask that some API be added to make it possible.

The next version of error_prone will support the `javax.tool.JavaCompiler` API so maybe there could be some factory for `javax.tool.JavaCompiler` that could be set on the `JavaCompiler` task, the default one using `ToolProvider.getSystemJavaCompiler()`.
[1] https://github.com/tbroyer/gradle-errorprone-plugin
[2] https://code.google.com/p/error-prone/

Comment by Michael Bailey [ 09/Oct/14 ]

Related: https://github.com/tbroyer/gradle-errorprone-plugin/issues/4

Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 15/Nov/16 ]

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Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 10/Feb/17 ]

Thanks again for reporting this issue. We haven't heard back from you after our inquiry from November 15th. We are closing this issue now. Please create an issue on GitHub if you still feel passionate about getting it resolved.

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