[Mondrian] [Fwd: Eigenbase perforce change 10569 for review]

John V. Sichi jsichi at gmail.com
Thu Mar 27 02:49:01 EDT 2008

Julian Hyde wrote:
>> John Sichi wrote:
>> I thought the rule was that nowadays we HAVE to build with 
>> JDK 1.6, but 
>> as of the change below, we CAN'T build with JDK 1.6 (directly)?
> I have to use JDK 1.5 to build a release. Otherwise the class files are not
> compatible for folks that want to run mondrian.jar using JDK 1.5. So, the
> 'release', 'jar', 'binzip' targets all complain if you don't run under JDK
> 1.5.
> However, I don't want to prevent developers running using JDK 1.6. I think
> 'ant compile' still works on JDK 1.5. I guess we could make 'ant jar' run
> under JDK 1.5 too. 'binzip' and 'release' should still require 1.5.
> If you agree, go ahead and make those changes to build.xml.

Done, eigenchange 10773.  One thing I'm curious about is that JDK 1.6 is 
required for running ant javadoc, which is part of the binzip target, so 
how does that work?


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