Class TargetCheck

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

public class TargetCheck
extends AbstractConstraintCheck

Checks, that at least one of the ElementTypes FIELD, METHOD, TYPE or ANNOTATION_TYPE is specified using the Target meta-annotation for constraint annotation types.

Gunnar Morling

Constructor Summary
TargetCheck(AnnotationApiHelper annotationApiHelper)
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 TargetCheck(AnnotationApiHelper annotationApiHelper)
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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