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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Redirecting <javac> compile errors
Date Thu, 17 Jan 2008 11:24:22 GMT
Peter Reilly wrote:
> On Jan 17, 2008 9:52 AM, Peter Reilly <peter.kitt.reilly@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Jan 17, 2008 9:37 AM, Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote:
>>> Peter Reilly wrote:
>>>> On Jan 17, 2008 12:37 AM, James Abley <james.abley@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> What is the base target version for ant development these days? Java
5?
>>>>>
>>>> It is java5, however, the ant jars need to be able to work gracefully in
>>>> a java1.3 and java1.4 env (i.e. support what can be supported).
>>>>> James
>>>
>>> and Java 1,3-compatible language features...it has to compile on older
>>> versions. What we can do is have a directory of java6+ code that isnt
>>> built on Java <6.
>> I do not think that the ability to compile ant on < java5 is necessary.
>>
> The reaon I think this is that the resultant output will not be a
> complete ant product.


ooh, now there's an interesting thought. Java5+ only but test on Java 
1.3, 1.4, 6.0, 6.4, harmony, java7...

-- 
Steve Loughran                  http://www.1060.org/blogxter/publish/5
Author: Ant in Action           http://antbook.org/

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