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From Jason Hunter <>
Subject Re: Wrongful JDK 1.2 requirements
Date Mon, 12 Jun 2000 19:54:28 GMT
> > Tomcat should support JDK 1.1 as long as it implements a servlet spec
> > that supports JDK 1.1.  Whether it's OK to build only with JDK 1.2 but
> > run on JDK 1.1 should be voted upon (and should have been voted upon
> > three weeks ago when this change was made).
> We can vote or we can fix the problems.

The right "fix" is the things that needs to be voted upon.  It's a "vote
and fix" not "vote or fix".

> The only hard problem is AdaptiveClassLoader - where we have to use
> defineClass() with ProtectionDomain if policy is used. I can fix that if
> you need to compile with 1.1.

What fix would you make?  The interceptor issues can be fixed with
conditional compiles.  Can this?


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