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From Henning Schmiedehausen <...@intermeta.de>
Subject [email] dumbster and JDK 1.3 (was Re: [VOTE] Release Commons Email 1.0)
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2005 13:11:18 GMT
There is only a 1.0.3, a 1.5 and a 1.6 version of dumbster @ ibiblio.
All three don't work with the 1.3 JDK.

	Regards
		Henning

On Fri, 2005-09-02 at 22:47 +1000, Dion Gillard wrote:
> Which version of dumbster is being used? I specifically got a 1.3
> version deployed to ibiblio to help us test this.
> 
> On 9/2/05, Henning P. Schmiedehausen <hps@intermeta.de> wrote:
> > Dion Gillard <dion.gillard@gmail.com> writes:
> > 
> > >I'd much rather we build the release with jdk 1.3.
> > 
> > >There are 1.4 specific methods, e.g. in StringBuffer that mean that
> > >code compiled on 1.4 wont necessarily run on 1.3
> > 
> > I thought that the -source and -target switches of javac were intended
> > to deal with these problems. Were they not?
> > 
> > Anyway, I just tried the 1.3.1 JDK. The jar builds, the tests fail due
> > to the fact that dumbster is compiled for 1.4 and my toolchain for
> > rebuilding that (ant and everything) simply does not run on 1.3.1 any
> > longer. So if anyone has a 1.3 compiled dumbster.jar for me, I'll try
> > again.
> > 
> > The 1.3.1 built jar passes the tests when running the test cases under
> > the 1.4.2 runtime. You can get this jar from
> > people.apache.org/~henning/commons-email-1.0-rc7.jar for
> > testing. Personally I'd consider this "good enough".
> > 
> > As a side note: 1.3 is in EOL process at Sun. At what point do we
> > consider compatibility to 1.3 no longer necessary?
> > 
> >         Regards
> >                 Henning
> > 
> > 
> > >On 9/2/05, Henning P. Schmiedehausen <hps@intermeta.de> wrote:
> > >> Stephen Colebourne <scolebourne@btopenworld.com> writes:
> > >>
> > >> >c) The jar file is built on JDK1.4. Is that your target JDK version?
If
> > >> >your target is lower, then compiling using JDK1.4 can cause issues
when
> > >> >running with earlier versions. This discussion has occurred before
in
> > >> >the archives. The chances are that in a component like this, you won't
> > >> >be affected, but the risk is present. This point is -0.
> > >>
> > >> It is built with (in project.properties):
> > >>
> > >> maven.compile.source=1.3
> > >> maven.compile.target=1.3
> > >>
> > >> so that shouldn't be a problem IMHO. (Eric and I did our tests on the
> > >> 1.4.2 runtime, though). Thanks for pointing this out, if you advise to
> > >> build the release using the 1.3.1 JDK, I will consider looking into
> > >> this.
> > >>
> > >>         Regards
> > >>                 Henning
> > >> --
> > >> Dipl.-Inf. (Univ.) Henning P. Schmiedehausen          INTERMETA GmbH
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