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From Joe Bohn <joe.b...@earthlink.net>
Subject Re: Upgrading jaxb-impl 2.0.5 to 2.1.6 ?
Date Thu, 10 Apr 2008 14:43:28 GMT
Vasily Zakharov wrote:
> Kevan,
> 
> Do you mean we could switch the trunk to jaxb-impl 2.1.6 right now?
> 
> I could prepare a patch and put it to GERONIMO-3951.
> 
> Vasily

IMO it would be a good idea to understand the current state of the tck 
in trunk prior to attempting this so that we understand which issues are 
linked to this change and which are not.

Joe


> 
> 
> On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 8:35 PM, Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Apr 4, 2008, at 1:13 PM, Vasily Zakharov wrote:
>> Hi, all,
>>
>> I see Geronimo still uses jaxb-impl version 2.0.5, while 2.1.6 is the
>> latest stable release.
>> Is there any particular reason for that?
>> What do you people think about switching to 2.1.x?
>>
>> I was recently investigating a nasty intermittent failure of
>> org.apache.geronimo.cxf.CXFHandlerResolverTest test on Harmony
>> (HARMONY-5625) and it seems the problem is in JAXB implementation. The
>> problem occurs on jaxb-impl-2.1.3 and earlier and doesn't occur on
>> jaxb-impl-2.1.4 and later. I suspect JAXB issue 383 [1] is the cause.
>>
>> In other words, bugs in jaxb-impl 2.0.5 are affecting Geronimo
>> operation, at least on Harmony, and that looks like a reason for
>> switching to a newer release.
>>
>> Vasily
>>
>> [1] https://jaxb.dev.java.net/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=383
>>
>> Hi Vasily,
>> Thanks for the info. JAXB 2.1 presents Java EE 5 TCK issues for us. We're
>> working to learn from Sun how to pass the TCK w/ JAXB/JAXWS 2.1. Not
>> something that i'd anticipate for a near-term, 2.0/2.1 release. However,
>> don't see why we shouldn't start exploring this on our dev trunk (e.g.
>> 2.2-SNAPSHOT).
>>
>> --kevan
>>
>>
> 


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