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From "Antonio Gallardo" <agalla...@agsoftware.dnsalias.com>
Subject Re: Upgrade to commons-collections 3.0?
Date Tue, 27 Jan 2004 14:14:01 GMT
Armin Waibel dijo:
> Hi,
>
> the question is, were do we use commons-collection in OJB
> (OJB main classes)?
> There is currently one class using commons-collection:
> PersistentFieldAutoProxyImpl
> This class using FastHashMap. FastHashMap should be 2.x/3.x compatible,
> because there was no package renaming for this class. So, OJB runtime
> jar should work with both versions of commons-collection.

AFAIK, the FastHashMap was improved and some bug fixed (maybe not in our
unique FastHashMap used by OJB). I suppose we can start using the new jar
and tell that the old version is OK too. That way we start to promote the
use of the new jar.

Is this OK?

Best Regards,

Antonio Gallardo

>
> I propose to upgrade when most other popular projects (Torque, XDoclet,
> Tomcat, Struts?, ...) use new commons-collection version (to avoid
> side-effects with these used libraries).
>
> In any case I propose to add a note in release notes, says that OJB is
> compatible with both versions.
>
> regards,
> Armin
>
> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
>> Thomas Dudziak dijo:
>>
>>>I would be extra careful with changing the commons stuff. There's a lot
>>> of
>>>projects using them (e.g. Torque, Tomcat (?), XDoclet), so we should
>>> check
>>>whether there are any signifcant changes (there should be a reason that
>>> is
>>>a new major version number), and how they affect not only OJB but also
>>>these other projects.
>>
>>
>> Hi Thomas:
>>
>> I understand your concerns. If this help, I can said, it is already
>> running in Tomcat 4.1.29 and Cocoon 2.1.4-dev and no problems reported
>> at
>> all.
>>
>> Best Regards,
>>
>> Antonio Gallardo


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