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From Emmanuel Bourg <>
Subject Re: [dbcp] update DBCP2 to require JDBC 4.1 (Java 7) WAS svn commit: r1431496 - in /commons/proper/dbcp/trunk: ./ src/java/org/apache/commons/dbcp2/ src/java/org/apache/commons/dbcp2/cpdsadapter/ src/java/org/apache/commons/dbcp2/datasources/ src/test/org/apache/commons/dbcp2/ src/test/org/apache/commons/dbc...
Date Thu, 30 May 2013 11:06:05 GMT
Le 30/05/2013 11:40, Phil Steitz a écrit :

> Sorry for stupidity above.  I was not thinking through the
> consequences of the gump-esque build process.  I guess if we really
> want to support everything building from source with no binary
> incompatible change, we are going to have to support the 1.x code
> suitably hacked forward indefinitely.  This is not a happy prospect;
> but given how widely used DBCP is, we should do it.  Given this, I
> agree with your original proposal that we build in another layer of
> filtering to the 1.x code base, with the no-op patch merged in.  I
> will play with this over the weekend and see if I can get an Ant
> build working that extends what we do now to produce 1.3.x from the
> 1.4.x sources to also source a 1.5.x.

Thank you Phil.

Hopefully this kind of maintenance happens only once every 2 years.

Emmanuel Bourg

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