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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DAEMON] Java version?
Date Sat, 16 Oct 2010 13:56:54 GMT
On 16 October 2010 14:14, Mladen Turk <mturk@apache.org> wrote:
> 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.

I created some of the original code, but AFAICT you have added some fixes.

And Main.java and DaemonConfiguration were yours; both use Arrays.copyOf().

> Before those we had a clean 1.3 code.

Yes.

>> 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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