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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@debrunners.com>
Subject Re: Single JDK14 compile model?
Date Sun, 06 Mar 2005 16:17:07 GMT
Jeremy Boynes wrote:

> I think there are two basic problems here:
> 1) How do we provide implementations of the JDBC interfaces?
>    The problem here is that JDBC3.0 (JDK1.4/1.5) added classes
>    to the API in java.sql that are not present in JDK1.3 or JSR169
>    JVMs.
>    Perhaps the solution here is to have two separate modules that
>    implement the APIs and which are compiled with the appropriate VM.
>    We can avoid post-compilation hacks and although we could use source
>    code pre-processing I would suggest it may not be necessary as the
>    modules would mostly just be delegating to internal Derby classes
>    making it trivial to support two separate code trees.

Hopefully I made it clear in my other e-mail, but the issue is not how
the code is laid out, but do we want to require Derby contributors &
committers to download multiple JDKs to build Derby, or a single one?
And how do I make progress on J2ME if developers cannot download a J2ME


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