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Java - Ant tags/keywords

annotationprocessor, annotationprocessorenvironment, annotationprocessorenvironment, classvisitor, classvisitor, distributedannotationprocessor, distributedannotationprocessor, distributedannotationprocessor-is-go, map, no_op, option, simpledeclarationvisitor, string, typedeclaration, util

The source code

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//found in tools.jar, not the JRE runtime.
import com.sun.mirror.apt.AnnotationProcessor;
import com.sun.mirror.apt.AnnotationProcessorEnvironment;
import com.sun.mirror.declaration.TypeDeclaration;
import com.sun.mirror.declaration.ClassDeclaration;
import com.sun.mirror.util.SimpleDeclarationVisitor;
import static com.sun.mirror.util.DeclarationVisitors.*;

import java.util.Map;

 * Annotation processor outputs stuff

public class DistributedAnnotationProcessor implements AnnotationProcessor {

    public AnnotationProcessorEnvironment env;

    public DistributedAnnotationProcessor(AnnotationProcessorEnvironment env) {
        this.env = env;

    public void echo(String text) {

    public void process() {

        Map<String, String> options=env.getOptions();
        for(String key:options.keySet()) {
            echo("Option ["+key+"] = "+options.get(key));

        //work time
        for (TypeDeclaration typeDecl : env.getSpecifiedTypeDeclarations()) {
            typeDecl.accept(getDeclarationScanner(new ClassVisitor(),

    private class ClassVisitor extends SimpleDeclarationVisitor {
        public void visitClassDeclaration(ClassDeclaration d) {
            echo("visiting "+ d.getQualifiedName());

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