Deprecate common.util.Arguments for removal
[controller.git] / opendaylight / md-sal / sal-common-util / src / main / java / org / opendaylight / controller / sal / common / util / Arguments.java
index d09024a..6d8081e 100644 (file)
@@ -7,8 +7,8 @@
  */
 package org.opendaylight.controller.sal.common.util;
 
+@Deprecated(forRemoval = true)
 public final class Arguments {
-
     private Arguments() {
         throw new UnsupportedOperationException("Utility class");
     }
@@ -19,12 +19,14 @@ public final class Arguments {
      * @param value Value to check
      * @param type Type to check
      * @return Reference which was checked
+     * @deprecated This utility is not used in this project, please brew your own or
+     *             use {@code Preconditions.checkArgument()}.
      */
-    @SuppressWarnings("unchecked")
-    public static <T> T checkInstanceOf(Object value, Class<T> type) {
+    @Deprecated(forRemoval = true)
+    public static <T> T checkInstanceOf(final Object value, final Class<T> type) {
         if (!type.isInstance(value)) {
             throw new IllegalArgumentException(String.format("Value %s is not of type %s", value, type));
         }
-        return (T) value;
+        return type.cast(value);
     }
 }

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