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From Mladen Turk <mt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DAEMON] Java version?
Date Sat, 16 Oct 2010 13:14:38 GMT
On 10/16/2010 02:32 PM, sebb wrote:
> The current build files (Ant and Maven) assume that the Java source
> and target versions are 1.3.
>

Exactly.

> However, some of the Java source files make use of methods and classes
> that require later versions of Java
>
> For example:
>
> java.net.InterfaceAddress requires 1.6
> java.net.NetworkInterface - 1.4
>
> FileOutputStream(File file, boolean append) - 1.4
> Arrays.copyOf - 1.6
> java.lang.System.getenv() - 1.5
>

Those are all examples *you* made recently.
Before those we had a clean 1.3 code.

> I think it's definitely time to abandon Java 1.3, and require at least
> 1.4 or perhaps 1.5; but I think requiring 1.6 is too much of a jump.
>

-1. Java 1.3 it is.
Changing that could happen only with daemon-2.0


Regards
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