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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Ant 1.5 Beta1 Sneak Preview ready
Date Mon, 06 May 2002 22:50:59 GMT
On Tue, 7 May 2002 00:15, Darrell DeBoer wrote:
> On Mon, 6 May 2002 14:32, Michael McCallum wrote:
> > the danger is that the order of the jars depends upon the ordering of a
> > list of items from the ant/lib directory so the classes used may be
> > different on different platforms.
>
> Exactly, and it's just not great to have multiple versions of the same
> .class files in your classpath, if you can avoid it. Some of my least fun
> Java experiences have been tracking down LinkageErrors with JAXP, caused by
> different versions of JAXP classes in different places - I don't wish the
> experience on anyone. ;)

agreed.

+1 to including it by default. Though we could also offer a stripped down 
version that just contained the ant jars if it is really necessary.

-- 
Cheers,

Peter Donald


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