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From Peter Donald <pe...@apache.org>
Subject Re: My itches for 1.6
Date Mon, 15 Jul 2002 23:42:51 GMT
At 04:32 PM 7/15/2002 -0700, you wrote:
>On Tue, 16 Jul 2002, Peter Donald wrote:
>
> > > > At 01:46 PM 7/15/2002 -0700, you wrote:
> > > > >- the webapp class loader that can use Manifest entries to find
> > > > >and resolve dependencies, as well as allow 'webapps' to override some
> > > > >classes ( as required by the servlet2.3 spec - but that can be used
> > > > >in ant as well).
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > It has been used in myrmidon for about a year now and works relativly
> > > well.
> > > > It is only going to improve as time goes on as more specs (EJB, 
> servlet,
> > > > JDK1.6, services etc) start requiring its support.
> > >
> > >Does it mean you are +1 on adding it to ant 1.6 ?
> > >Or you have some tasks that would brake :-) ?
> >
> >
> > Tasks would break thus I would block it ;)
>
>You'll have to find them first,

Already have a few.

>and eventually find a second
>commiter to -1 it.

Nope. Thye just have to state my reasoning is not unreasonable.

Given that this processing can be enabled by an explicit user
>action and disabled by default - I don't think it would be
>very easy to find the breaking tasks ( at least not in the
>current Gump build ).

Gump will NEVER break even if we made this change as it places everything 
on system classpath.

I do believe I have said this already though ...


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