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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8246705

javadoc gives "misleading" and incomplete warning message.

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    • Bug
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • P4
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    Description

      When running javadoc on a specific module, with only that module on the module source path, it is observed to generate the following messages:

      javadoc: warning - module compiler not found.
      javadoc: warning - module compiler not found.
      2 warnings

      There are various issues here:

      1. Only the simple name of the module is being reported
      2. The message is misleading: what it means is that the *source* for the module cannot be found, not the module itself
      3. The message is reported multiple times

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            jjg Jonathan Gibbons
            jjg Jonathan Gibbons
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