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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: [Important]: JDK issues
Date Wed, 26 Jun 2002 14:13:18 GMT

Carsten Ziegeler wrote:
> Vadim Gritsenko wrote:
>>Ditto. Just make sure that Excalibur is built with appropriate version
>>too - it has JDBC code too.
> That's the problem I hinted at in my first email. Doing it correctly
> we would have to build two versions of excalibur (1.2 compatible and
> 1.4 compatible) ourselfs! And this is something I really don't want
> to do. 
> This would result in a real nightmare and which version do we keep in
> our CVS/lib directory? 
> Can we assure that Excalibur is the only component we have to take
> into account?
> Now, making our lifes easier I'm in favour of building only a 1.2 
> compatible version (excalibur and all other projects are mostly
> build with a JDK 1.2 and not JDK 1.4). 
> So we could make a binary distribution for 1.2,1.3 and that would even
> run with 1.4 except perhaps when it comes to JDBC. So anyone really
> requiring JDBC 3.0 has to build Excalibur and Cocoon himself.

Definately against this.

Users with 1.4 will not be able to use the binary dist. Bleah :-P
Let's do them a favor, you compile it for them and call it dist-14.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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