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From Stefan Bodewig <bode...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [compress] nearing 1.13 release, backwards incompatible change(?)
Date Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:29:24 GMT
On 2016-12-22, Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> On 2016-12-22, sebb wrote:

>> Adding a thrown Exception does affect source compilation of calling
>> code, but exceptions are not part of method signatures so do not
>> affect BC.

> All cases are completely new methods, there is no real
> incompatibility. This is an artifact of japicmp's comparision. I'll try
> to see whether the report would look better with a more recent version
> (parent 42 has switched to a newer one by default).

The report generated with 0.9.1 unfortunately still claims completely
new methods that throw checked exceptions would break binary
compatibility.

Stefan

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