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From Alex Karasulu <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Concurrent classes in junit-addons
Date Tue, 08 Feb 2011 23:35:06 GMT
On Wed, Feb 9, 2011 at 1:26 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.

Can we stick em on a 1.5.x release or is that not possible?

Alex

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