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From Simone Tripodi <simonetrip...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [compress] Require Java5?
Date Thu, 21 Jul 2011 08:33:23 GMT
Hi all guys,
I'm +1 to Java5 too.

And IMHO many other should follow the same path :P
Have a nice day, all the best!
Simo

http://people.apache.org/~simonetripodi/
http://www.99soft.org/



On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 10:08 AM, Christian Grobmeier
<grobmeier@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 21, 2011 at 9:50 AM, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I think the argument is the other way. You should be explaining why
>> you wouldn't simply just move to Java 5.
>
> +1 - Java 1.4 must die now.
>
>> +1 to JDK 1.5 minimum.
>
> +1
>
> If we lift up to 1.5 as a minimum what about lifting to compress 2.0?
> Then we can speak about generics and enums too because we don't need
> to be so strict on BC :-)
>
> Cheers
> Christian
>
>>
>> Hen
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 9:04 PM, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> no, this is not about generics or enums or ...
>>>
>>> This time it is methods added in the classlib, in particular
>>> java.util.zip.Inflater#getBytesRead and friends which return longs
>>> rather than ints that are returned by getTotalIn.
>>>
>>> Since ZIP entry size is an unsigned four byte int even without Zip64
>>> support it simply doesn't fit into an int and some bugs cannot properly
>>> be fixed by using the Java4 method. (COMPRESS-129 is one).
>>>
>>> Things will become worse with Zip64 as we'd need unsigned longs but I'm
>>> willing to accept that as theoretical cases.
>>>
>>> The alternative would be to use some reflection magic inside the ZIP
>>> package (which I'm willing to do).
>>>
>>> Stefan
>>>
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