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From Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: asm4 in xbean
Date Mon, 27 May 2013 07:45:10 GMT


asm4 has java7++ support - asm3 not.

LieGrue,
strub





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> From: Jean-Louis MONTEIRO <jeanouii@gmail.com>
>To: dev@geronimo.apache.org; Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de> 
>Sent: Monday, 27 May 2013, 9:40
>Subject: Re: asm4 in xbean
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>Out of curiosity, what are the objectives of such a change?
>I mean, is there any important improvments on ASM4 we cannot miss?
>Is ASM 3 end of life?
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>Jean-Louis
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>2013/5/27 Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de>
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>Hi!
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>>A small discussion which popped up on IRC regarding asm4:
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>>Preclusion: ASM3 and ASM4 are _not_ binary compatible but use the same packages.
>>For preventing some classpath clashes this xbean-asm-shaded package got created. This
was ASM3 so far.
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>>When moving up to ASM4 we should thus change the package we shade it in, e.g. to org.apache.xbean.asm4.*
>>I think there is common agreement on this point, right?
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>>I've added a new module of xbean-asm4-shaded which uses ASM4 and shades to the aforementioned
path.
>>But what to do with the asm3 shade?
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>>We now have two options:
>>Do we like to
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>>1.) keep both
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>>or do we like to
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>>2.) upgrade whole xbean to ASM4 and remove the old xbean-asm-shaded (and only keep
xbean-asm4-shaded)?
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>>2.b) keep the xbean-asm-shaded artifactId but otherwise do like 2.). I perso don't
like this much as it is not so explicit for users.
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>>LieGrue,
>>strub
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>-- 
>Jean-Louis 
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