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From Daniel John Debrunner <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Choice of JMX implementations
Date Thu, 13 Jul 2006 20:27:51 GMT

Sanket Sharma wrote:

> They are implementations of the same JCP and it is not really that big
> of an issue. The issues arises only when someone is using JDK < 1.5
> which does not carry a implementation by default. Since most of
> Derby's code is currently being built against JDK 1.3 and 1.4 (which
> do not carry such an implementation), it gave me a chance to look at
> alternatives and I just thought it will be good to discuss it.
> Currently, I'm experimenting with the reference implementation of JDK
> 6 which forces me to build my code against three different JDK's. It
> will be same for JDK1.5 as well. For building with JDK 1.4 and 1.3, I
> will need an implementation. Thats when the issue surfaces.
> Asking the user to download the reference implementation from Sun.com
> can be considered as an alternative.

Since JMX is a new feature, there is no requirement for it to work with
Derby on JDK 1.3/1.4. Ie. it's fine to say if people want to use JMX and
Derby they have to run with JDK 1.5 or later.


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