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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [classlib]Make harmony's modularity better
Date Thu, 18 Dec 2008 17:26:28 GMT
Sian January wrote:
> I've been looking at the dependency from the auth module to awt, but I
> don't think there's any work to be done there, except to change the
> awt dependencies in the MANIFEST.MF to be optional.
> There is only one class that depends on awt
> (org.apache.harmony.auth.callback.DialogCallbackHandler), and I
> believe for it to be instantiated a user would have to specify its
> name via the auth.login.defaultCallbackHandler security property.  If
> that's right, then I think we could just assume that that won't/can't
> be used if awt isn't installed.
> I don't think it makes sense to move the class itself to awt as that
> would introduce a dependency from awt-auth that doesn't already exist.
> 
> Does that sound ok?

+1

Tim

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