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From Remko Popma <remko.po...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Checkstyle
Date Sun, 22 Jun 2014 13:26:30 GMT
There are certainly a lot of checkstyle errors/warnings.
I occasionally see Eclipse warning about an unused import or an unused
private field, but checkstyle seems a lot stricter...

I'll try to spend some time cleaning this up after rc2 is out.

I noticed that we occasionally break the checkstyle rules on purpose.
For example, in slf4j-impl, StaticLoggerBinder.REQUESTED_API_VERSION is not
final on purpose.

We should consider adding this module to the checkstyle.xml config:
<module name="SuppressionCommentFilter"/>

That would allow us to switch checkstyle off for specific lines of code.
Like this:
public void someMethod(String arg1, String arg2, String arg3, String arg4) {

You can even switch off only specific checks (see

On Sat, Jun 21, 2014 at 6:08 AM, Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com> wrote:

> Probably a combination of both.
> On 19 June 2014 22:43, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com> wrote:
>> Either our the checkstyle rules must not match the IDE rules as we have
>> hundreds of checkstyle errors in the reports.
>> Ralph
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