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From Olivier Lamy <ol...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Continue to use redback?
Date Thu, 14 May 2015 03:40:36 GMT
I don't understand your issue with 1.8?
You can configure compiler target 1.6 for classes generated with jpox
plugin.
The compiled classes will work on a 1.8 java runtime (that's what we did
for Archiva)


On 14 May 2015 at 13:07, Olivier Lamy <olamy@apache.org> wrote:

> Hey
>
> On 14 May 2015 at 01:18, Brent Atkinson <brent.atkinson@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks Olivier, this was extremely helpful.
>>
>> At the moment, I'm not sure which strategy makes the most sense, but
>> getting the source code should at least help determine how to move
>> forward.
>> The immediate goal is to get Continuum running under Java 8, and if
>> possible, servlet 3 to speed up deployment by disabling jar scanning.
>>
>> I have migrated the subversion repo to a local git clone, but (from
>> http://www.codehaus.org) it appears that the source will be migrated to
>> github. Do you know if this will include redback? If so, the history
>> should
>> be available at github after the shutdown.
>>
>
> I believe all svn repos from codehaus will be migrated as read only to a
> github account.
>
>
>>
>> Source Code: Will all be migrated to Github - SVN repos will be migrated
>> to
>> > Git and transferred into the "codehaus" Github account. This is a
>> readonly
>> > account. Inactive projects may be migrated ahead of the shutdown.
>>
>>
>> Thanks again for your help,
>>
>> Brent
>>
>> On Wed, May 13, 2015 at 7:18 AM, Olivier Lamy <olamy@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > On 12 May 2015 at 00:34, Brent Atkinson <brent.atkinson@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Greetings,
>> > >
>> > > On multiple fronts I discovered that the project's dependency on
>> Redback
>> > is
>> > > a blocker for using Java 8 and configuring the application for the
>> > Servlet
>> > > 3 spec. There are also larger issues with authentication,
>> authorization
>> > and
>> > > user/role management that will need to be addressed to improve the
>> > overall
>> > > quality of Continuum going forward.
>> > >
>> > > It is not clear what the best strategy is for continuing:
>> > >
>> > >   * Is it feasible to continue to use redback since its migration to a
>> > > sub-component of Archiva?
>> > >
>> >
>> > Note the redback version as archiva subcomponent is now without any jsp
>> > related technologies.
>> >
>> >
>> > >   * How difficult would this re-integration be in terms of required
>> > changes
>> > > or level or effort?
>> > >
>> >
>> > need to add back jsp/tags
>> >
>> >
>> > >
>> > > If this is a considerable task, it may make more sense to patch (or
>> > > recompile) the old version to unblock forward progress in the short
>> term,
>> > > while working to migrate to something like Spring Security in later
>> > > releases. However, while trying to evaluate this as a possibility I
>> had
>> > > trouble locating the historical versions.
>> > >
>> > > * Where is the source code for the older versions (specifically,
>> 1.3-M3)?
>> > >
>> >
>> > Here http://svn.codehaus.org/redback/redback/
>> >
>> > Take care as codehaus will be soon shutdown.
>> > I guess it's in branches as redback-1.3-Mx
>> >
>> > Maybe this can be hosted as a branch in archiva redback git repo?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > >
>> > > Regards,
>> > > Brent
>> > >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Olivier Lamy
>> > http://twitter.com/olamy | http://linkedin.com/in/olamy
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Olivier Lamy
> http://twitter.com/olamy | http://linkedin.com/in/olamy
>



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