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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Concurrent classes in junit-addons
Date Wed, 09 Feb 2011 00:07:15 GMT
On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 1:48 AM, Stefan Seelmann <seelmann@apache.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 12:40 AM, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 1:39 AM, Stefan Seelmann <seelmann@apache.org> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 12:26 AM, Emmanuel L├ęcharny <elecharny@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>> On 2/9/11 12:18 AM, Stefan Seelmann wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> All in all, switching to Java 6 is not *that* bad. i'm just wondering
if
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> problem we have with the concurrent test tooling (which requires
Java6)
>>>>>> can't be workarounded by requiring the code to be compiled using
Java 5
>>>>>> and
>>>>>> run with Java 6.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> If not, then, well, let's go for Java 6
>>>>>
>>>>> I think a test dependency (even when helpful by speeding up the build
>>>>> and detecting concurrency issues) isn't worth that step.
>>>>>
>>>>> I agree with Emmanuel that Java 5 or older is still used in companies
>>>>> (just like in my current project). But I think Java 5 is mainly used
>>>>> by commercial software like the fat application servers or ERP
>>>>> software. If a company decides to use ApacheDS we can expect that they
>>>>> know that there is something beyond Java 5.
>>>>
>>>> I was more specifically thinking about companies using ADS for unit tests.
I
>>>> have some clients doing that.
>>>
>>> Ok. There is no hurry to switch now, as we have a workaround for the
>>> concurrency tests.
>>
>> Oh? What's up?
>
> Please see
> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/directory-dev/201102.mbox/%3CAANLkTikQNCTorFVjXQ7E4c9=xi1M3E3H3pP6yOV44Ntj@mail.gmail.com%3E
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1068307

Ahh OK I saw this before. I thought there was yet another solution.

Thanks,
Alex

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