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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: DERBY-516 patch and JUnit download
Date Thu, 13 Oct 2005 21:35:08 GMT
Thanks, Bryan. I'll add this warning to BUILDING.txt too.

Cheers,
-Rick

Bryan Pendleton wrote:

>> Thanks for raising and addressing this issue. In specifying the JUnit 
>> version, I was mimicking the way that BUILDING.txt treats Ant. I like 
>> Dan's suggestion and I'll amend the scripts accordingly. I'll also 
>> amend BUILDING.txt to say that the build succeeds with JUnit 3.8.1 
>> but that you can probably use the latest version available from JUnit.
>
>
> This isn't probably a problem yet, but I think I've heard that JUnit 4
> is a pretty massive change from JUnit 3. In particular, JUnit 4 switches
> to usage of Java source annotations (the "@" syntax) for specifying
> test behavior, and hence requires that you use JDK 1.5 or higher.
>
> Since Derby probably doesn't want to require JDK 1.5 yet, we may actually
> have a requirement to stick with JUnit 3 for a while.
>
> thanks,
>
> bryan
>
>
>


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