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From Dion Gillard <dion.gill...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Commons Email 1.0
Date Fri, 02 Sep 2005 12:47:02 GMT
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
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