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From Remy Maucherat <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-tomcat-jasper/jasper2/src/share/org/apache/jasper
Date Wed, 22 Jan 2003 16:56:56 GMT
Hans Bergsten wrote:
> wrote:
>> remm        2003/01/22 03:40:00
>>   Modified:    jasper2/src/share/org/apache/jasper
>>   Log:
>>   - Fix package name generation.
>>   - Default to "org.apache.jsp" package name.
> Why do you need a default package name? Doesn't this make it harder
> to to use, since the package structure no longer matches the directory
> structure?

Because if the user doesn't set a package, it won't work with JDK 1.4. 
So I'm forcing one by default; I know the structure won't match.

> When I wrote my patch, I also felt that a default package prefix was
> a good idea, but I dropped it in the end due to the package/directory
> structure mismatch. If it's really important to, you should also make
> sure the class files are generated in a directory structure that starts
> with "org/apache/jsp/"

I was wondering about that, actually, and thought this was inconsistent.


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