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From Marcel Reutegger <marcel.reuteg...@gmx.net>
Subject Re: Backwards compatibility of configuration files (Was: [jira] Commented: (JCR-1462) repository.xml: throw an exception on error)
Date Thu, 25 Sep 2008 07:57:13 GMT
Alexander Klimetschek wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 24, 2008 at 2:25 PM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
>> The question is, should the 1.5 upgrade changes in configuration files
>> or not? I would rather opt for a smoother upgrade with more backwards
>> compatibility, but I acknowledge that there are good reasons why we
>> might want people to update their configurations. WDYT?
> +1 for being backwards compatible in a minor 1.x release
> In the SecurityManager case I would let the parser allow the old
> config, use defaults for the new required component, and log a big
> warning on the console that this old config is deprecated. We can
> really remove it with Jackrabbit 2.0.



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