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From "Brett Porter" <>
Subject Re: JDBC 4 (was: Was it just me?)
Date Tue, 01 Aug 2006 03:33:07 GMT
On 01/08/06, Patrick Linskey <> wrote:
> Sweet! I think that that will make you the first non-BEA employee
> committing to the codebase.


> > BTW, you may be aware, but it doesn't compile on Java 6 due
> > to the JDBC interface changes. I'll add that to JIRA if its
> > not there already.
> Yeah, we've had this problem in the past as well. Historically, we've
> created special modified JDBC jars so that we can compile on earlier VM
> versions. How is this type of problem typically handled in Apache-land?

Isn't this the other way around? If the additional methods are
implemented to make it compile on Java 6, it will continue to be
binary compatible with the earlier JDBC versions.


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