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From "David W. Van Couvering" <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: POLL: Remove need for DB2 JDBC driver from Derby build and test
Date Tue, 01 Nov 2005 22:20:12 GMT
OK, that's good to know.  It looks like I and others have been misled 
that we had to pull these jars down to run tests.  Note Bryan's recent 
efforts to get these jars -- I think he was just following the 
instructions in BUILDING.txt.

I can log a JIRA to fix the wording in testing/README.htm to make it 
clear that the DB2 driver is optional (and thus the derbynet tests are 


Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> David W. Van Couvering wrote:
>>I hope I'm not stepping on a landmine here, but does anyone else who
>>thinks it would be a good thing to remove the need for the DB2 JDBC
>>driver for our builds and tests?  It's fine if it's an optional part,
>>like support for JDK 1.6, but it doesn't seem right that it's required
>>now that we have our own JDBC driver...
> Dumb question, in what way is it required?
> I thought it was alredy optional.
> As far as I know it is not needed for building.
> As far as I know the derbynet tests will be skipped if it is not in the
> class path.
> I thought that this had been the case since Derby was open sourced.
> Dan.

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