30 July 2022
The PMD team is pleased to announce PMD 6.48.0.
This is a minor release.
This release of PMD brings support for Java 19. There are no new standard language features.
PMD supports JEP 427: Pattern Matching for switch (Third Preview) and JEP 405: Record Patterns (Preview) as preview language features.
In order to analyze a project with PMD that uses these language features,
you’ll need to enable it via the environment variable
PMD_JAVA_OPTS and select the new language
./run.sh pmd -language java -version 19-preview ...
Note: Support for Java 17 preview language features have been removed. The version “17-preview” is no longer available.
Being based on a proper Antlr grammar, CPD can:
--debug. This option has the same behavior as in PMD. It enables more verbose
test-code is deprecated. The new
disabled should be used instead for defining whether a rule test should be skipped or not.
test-code are deprecated and assumed true.
They will not be replaced.
test-code allows disabling all tests except the focused one temporarily.
ASTGuardedPattern has been deprecated and
will be removed. It was introduced for Java 17 and Java 18 Preview as part of pattern matching for switch,
but it is no longer supported with Java 19 Preview.
CPDRenderer is deprecated. For custom CPD renderers
the new interface
CPDReportRenderer should be used.
TestDescriptor is deprecated, replaced with
RuleTst have been deprecated as internal API.
Those APIs are not intended to be used by clients, and will be hidden or removed with PMD 7.0.0.
You can identify them with the
@InternalApi annotation. You’ll also get a deprecation warning.
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