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From Dag.Wan...@Sun.COM (Dag H. Wanvik)
Subject Re: Requiring Java 5 compiler
Date Tue, 18 Sep 2007 02:23:55 GMT
Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@Sun.COM> writes:

> Would anyone object to our requiring that developers use a Java 5 or
> later compiler to build Derby? I believe that we would still require
> the presence of the 1.4 libraries and the expectation would continue
> to be that the compiler must compile down to 1.4 classes.

AFAIK, that's not possible in the general case, cf tools like
Retroweaver http://retroweaver.sourceforge.net/).

Dag

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