Fri, May 23, 2003

Back to thinking about JLint ... there seems to be several implementations of this on the web. The one I downloaded is from One thing that was not clear from the instructions was how to run this program. I *assumed* that I would point it at a source file, but I really needed to point it at a *class* file. Once I figured this out, running it became a simple matter of moving to the directory that contained the class files and typing this

jlint Main.class

to run jlint on the Main.class file, or running it as follows to have it look at all class files in that directory:

jlint *.class

This found a few interesting features of my/our programming style, but nothing major ... which I'll take as a good sign. I'm going to try it on several other programs over the weekend and see how it goes...