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Find parse to print inequality
OpenRewrite Parser implementations should produce SourceFile objects whose printAll() method should be byte-for-byte equivalent with the original source file. When this isn't true, recipes can still run on the SourceFile and even produce diffs, but the diffs would fail to apply as a patch to the original source file. Most Parser use Parser#requirePrintEqualsInput to produce a ParseError when they fail to produce a SourceFile that is print idempotent.

Recipe source

  • groupId: org.openrewrite
  • artifactId: rewrite-core
  • version: 8.9.5

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Parser to print inequalities

A list of files that parsers produced SourceFile which, when printed, didn't match the original source code.
Column Name
Source path
The file that failed to parse.
The diff between the original source code and the printed SourceFile.


This recipe has no required configuration parameters and comes from a rewrite core library. It can be activated directly without adding any dependencies.
Gradle init script
Maven POM
Maven Command Line
Moderne CLI
  1. 1.
    Add the following to your build.gradle file:
plugins {
id("org.openrewrite.rewrite") version("6.5.6")
rewrite {
repositories {
  1. 2.
    Run gradle rewriteRun to run the recipe.
  1. 1.
    Create a file named init.gradle in the root of your project.
initscript {
repositories {
maven { url "" }
dependencies { classpath("org.openrewrite:plugin:latest.release") }
rootProject {
dependencies {
rewrite {
afterEvaluate {
if (repositories.isEmpty()) {
repositories {
  1. 2.
    Run gradle --init-script init.gradle rewriteRun to run the recipe.
  1. 1.
    Add the following to your pom.xml file:
  1. 2.
    Run mvn rewrite:run to run the recipe.
You will need to have Maven installed on your machine before you can run the following command.
mvn -U org.openrewrite.maven:rewrite-maven-plugin:run \
You will need to have configured the Moderne CLI on your machine before you can run the following command.
mod run . --recipe FindParseToPrintInequality

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