10.2.2. Using Compilation Tasks
You can have even more control over the compilation process with a
CompilationTask object. In particular, you can
• Control the source of program code—for example, by providing code in a string builder instead of a file.
• Control the placement of class files—for example, by storing them in a database.
• Listen to error and warning messages as they occur during compilation.
• Run the compiler in the background.
The location of source and class files is controlled by a
JavaFileManager. It is responsible for determining
JavaFileObject instances for source and class files. A
JavaFileObject can correspond to a disk file, or it can provide another mechanism for reading and writing its contents.
To listen to error messages, ...