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From "Mark Thomas" <>
Subject RE: [DBCP] Moving towards a 1.3 release
Date Wed, 14 Jan 2009 09:18:55 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Niall Pemberton []
> Sent: 14 January 2009 01:38
> To: Commons Developers List
> Subject: Re: [DBCP] Moving towards a 1.3 release
> On the issue of not building with JDBC 4.0 / 1.6 JDK (DBCP-191) and
> creating a compatible release with previous JDKs (1.4/1.5) then we
> should be able to set the source/target compiler options. The main
> issue would then be ensuring that other JDK 1.6 features didn't leak
> into the rest of the code base. DBCP seems to already have a mechanism
> in place that deals with the JDBC 2.0/3.0 incompatibilities with the
> source code being "marked up" and options in the ant build to detect
> the JDBC version and comment out portions of the code. We could extend
> this to the JDBC 4.0 features.  This should enable it to be tested on
> previous JDK versions, even if the release is created using JDK 1.6. I
> am willing to try to get this working this week - I'm a bit short on
> time, but hopefully by the weekend.

Just so we don't duplicate effort, I have the DBCP-191 patch applied and
working (with a few tweaks). I am planning on running some tests with it
with multiple JDK versions today before committing it.


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