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From "James Strachan" <james.strac...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Switching to ActiveMQ 4.2 to Java 5???
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2006 17:18:30 GMT
Agreed. Its very easy to use the 1.5 bytecode on 1.4 without any work
by just installing the retrotranslator JIT :)


On 11/15/06, Hiram Chirino <hiram@hiramchirino.com> wrote:
> On 11/15/06, James Strachan <james.strachan@gmail.com> wrote:
> > +1.
> >
> > We should switch to Java 5 for compilation and for the default release
> > (since the concurrent stuff is  faster & more bug free on Java 5) but
> > maybe provide a retrotranslator version of the jars for those who
> > can't move JVM.
> >
> > i.e. build on Java 5 only - but allow deployments on 1.4
> >
>
> I agree.. but I don't want to condition the switch to 1.5 on getting
> the retrotranslator stuff working first.  If we get the
> retrotranslator stuff working.. well that should just be the gravy.
>
> > On 11/15/06, Hiram Chirino <hiram@hiramchirino.com> wrote:
> > > Hi folks,
> > >
> > > How do you guys feel about switching the minimum run time requirement
> > > for ActiveMQ 4.2 to be Java 5??  I'm itching to do this since Java 5
> > > has a much better set of concurrent implementation.
> > >
> > > We can keep the 4.1.x branch alive as the Java 1.4 compatible version.
> > >  Also I have a feeling that once we switch to Java 5, someone will
> > > figure out how to use retrotranslator to make our Java 5 binaries also
> > > run on Java 1.4.  But I doubt anybody will make any efforts to look
> > > into that until we actually jump to Java 5.
> > >
> > > So what do you say?  Shall we switch ??
> > >
> > > --
> > > Regards,
> > > Hiram
> > >
> > > Blog: http://hiramchirino.com
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> >
> > James
> > -------
> > http://radio.weblogs.com/0112098/
> >
>
>
> --
> Regards,
> Hiram
>
> Blog: http://hiramchirino.com
>


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James
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