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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Concurrent classes in junit-addons
Date Tue, 08 Feb 2011 12:43:44 GMT
On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 11:40 AM, Emmanuel Lecharny <elecharny@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/8/11 10:32 AM, Stefan Seelmann wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 9:20 AM, Stefan Seelmann<seelmann@apache.org>
>>  wrote:
>>>
>>> I found something over at stackoverflow to define different compile
>>> versions for main and test code [4], I'll test that.
>>
>> Obviously that won't work because JDK5 doesn't have a Java6 compiler.
>>
>> So what I would suggest is to copy the classes from [5] with the
>> original package names and license/copyright headers to our
>> junit-addons module. As the classes have the ALv2 license header we
>> are safe to copy them. An advantage is that once we switch to Java6 we
>> can drop those classes and use the com.mycila:mycila-junit dependency.
>>
>> Thoughts?
>
> Go for it.
>
> I'm not sure we can drop Java 5 now, many users are still using it...

One more reason why they should switch to Java 6. Java 5 is way slower.

IMO we should not have to keep building for it. Java 7 is out. We're
supporting 6 & 7.

Regards,
-Alex

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