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From "Niall Pemberton" <>
Subject Re: [DBCP] Moving towards a 1.3 release
Date Thu, 15 Jan 2009 00:22:44 GMT
On Wed, Jan 14, 2009 at 9:18 AM, Mark Thomas <> wrote:
>> -----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.

OK great


> Mark

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