Class AnnotationTypeCheck

  extended by org.hibernate.validator.ap.checks.AbstractConstraintCheck
      extended by org.hibernate.validator.ap.checks.AnnotationTypeCheck
All Implemented Interfaces:

public class AnnotationTypeCheck
extends AbstractConstraintCheck

Checks, that only constraint annotation types are annotated with other constraint annotations ("constraint composition"), but not non-constraint annotations.

Gunnar Morling

Constructor Summary
AnnotationTypeCheck(ConstraintHelper constraintHelper)
Method Summary
 Set<ConstraintCheckError> checkAnnotationType(TypeElement element, AnnotationMirror annotation)
          Checks, whether the given annotation is allowed at the given annotation type declaration.
Methods inherited from class org.hibernate.validator.ap.checks.AbstractConstraintCheck
checkField, checkMethod, checkNonAnnotationType
Methods inherited from class java.lang.Object
clone, equals, finalize, getClass, hashCode, notify, notifyAll, toString, wait, wait, wait

Constructor Detail


public AnnotationTypeCheck(ConstraintHelper constraintHelper)
Method Detail


public Set<ConstraintCheckError> checkAnnotationType(TypeElement element,
                                                     AnnotationMirror annotation)
Description copied from interface: ConstraintCheck
Checks, whether the given annotation is allowed at the given annotation type declaration.

Specified by:
checkAnnotationType in interface ConstraintCheck
checkAnnotationType in class AbstractConstraintCheck
element - An annotated annotation type declaration.
annotation - An annotation at that annotation type.
A set with errors, that describe, why the given annotation is not allowed at the given element. In case no errors occur (the given annotation is allowed at the given element), an empty set must be returned.

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