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From Supun Malinga <sup...@wso2.com>
Subject Re: Tomcat 7.0.34 and ecj 3.7.2/4.2.1
Date Mon, 21 Jan 2013 10:23:02 GMT
Hi Guys,

Where can I find the ecj  4.2.1 jar?, except from the tomcat distribution.

thank you.


On Fri, Jan 11, 2013 at 1:47 PM, Konstantin Kolinko
<knst.kolinko@gmail.com>wrote:

> 2013/1/11 Ralph Schaer <ralphschaer@gmail.com>:
> > Hi
> >
> > Tomcat 7.0.34 bumped ecj to version 4.2.1. But the pom file
> > of tomcat-embed-jasper still points to version 3.7.2 of ecj.
> > Is it safe to use ecj 3.7.2 with Tomcat 7.0.34?
> > It's unfortunately not possible to override this, because I haven't found
> > the 4.2.1 artifact in the central repository.
> >
>
> 1. Thank you for reporting the issue. I fixed this in svn, but 7.0.35
> has already been tagged several hours ago.
>
> 2. Absence of ecj 4.2.1 in central repository is not a stopper. It
> happened before and is expected to happen in the future. You can
> install it locally.
>
> http://markmail.org/message/xyw3bv2flmbhsdt4
> https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=283745
>
> 3. I personally would recommend to go with 4.2.1.
>
> It is known that Eclipse 3.7.2 fails to compile the current Tomcat
> trunk sources (the compiler crashes), 4.2.1 works fine.
>
> There was report by Jess Holle on a crash with 4.2.1, but what causes
> the crash is unknown and I have not observed anything like that.
> http://tomcat.markmail.org/thread/oe5wwu3dm2zcjp4m
>
> Anyway, if you are in doubt, you may try to run precompilation for
> your JSPs with JspC just to make sure that everything compiles nicely.
> (I do not suggest to actually use the compiled classes. I mean just to
> run a compilation to check that they are compilable).
>
> 4. The bump of ecj version included a change in one of java classes.
>
> @Override is a compile-time annotation. You should still be able to
> run with 3.7.2.
> http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?view=revision&revision=1411587
>
> Best regards,
> Konstantin Kolinko
>
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Supun Malinga

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