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From Myrna van Lunteren <m.v.lunte...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: POLL: Remove need for DB2 JDBC driver from Derby build and test
Date Tue, 01 Nov 2005 20:26:20 GMT
On 11/1/05, Daniel John Debrunner <djd@debrunners.com> 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.
Yes. However, it's not explicit in the testing/README.htm, and the section
on setting up the CLASSPATH includes db2jcc.jar. An oversight. We should add
a ('optional') behind those jars.

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