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Re: Requiring JDK 1.4 (Was Re: svn commit: r26872 - trunk/subversion/bindings/javahl/src/org/tigris/subversion/javahl)

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-10-01 20:39:47 CEST

Blair Zajac wrote:
> Daniel Rall wrote:
>> On Mon, 01 Oct 2007, Blair Zajac wrote:
>>
>>> dlr@tigris.org wrote:
>>>> Author: dlr
>>>> Date: Mon Oct 1 11:01:43 2007
>>>> New Revision: 26872
>>>>
>>>> Log:
>>>> JavaHL: Add new data type conversion routine for maintaining backwards
>>>> compat while moving to newer APIs.
>>>>
>>>> [ in subversion/bindings/javahl/ ]
>>>>
>>>> * src/org/tigris/subversion/javahl/ClientException.java
>>>> (fromException): Add new static method which coerces or converts a
>>>> generic Throwable into a ClientException.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Modified:
>>>>
>>>> trunk/subversion/bindings/javahl/src/org/tigris/subversion/javahl/ClientException.java
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Modified:
>>>> trunk/subversion/bindings/javahl/src/org/tigris/subversion/javahl/ClientException.java
>>>>
>>>> URL:
>>>> http://svn.collab.net/viewvc/svn/trunk/subversion/bindings/javahl/src/org/tigris/subversion/javahl/ClientException.java?pathrev=26872&r1=26871&r2=26872
>>>>
>>>> ==============================================================================
>>>>
>>>> ---
>>>> trunk/subversion/bindings/javahl/src/org/tigris/subversion/javahl/ClientException.java
>>>> (original)
>>>> +++
>>>> trunk/subversion/bindings/javahl/src/org/tigris/subversion/javahl/ClientException.java
>>>> Mon Oct 1 11:01:43 2007
>>>> @@ -45,4 +45,21 @@
>>>> {
>>>> super(message, source, aprError);
>>>> }
>>>> +
>>>> + /**
>>>> + * A conversion routine for maintaining backwards compatibility.
>>>> + * @return <code>e</code> coerced or converted into a
>>>> + * <code>ClientException</code>.
>>>> + */
>>>> + static ClientException fromException(Throwable t)
>>>> + {
>>>> + if (t instanceof ClientException)
>>>> + {
>>>> + return (ClientException) t;
>>>> + }
>>>> + else
>>>> + {
>>>> + return new ClientException(t.getMessage(), null, -1);
>>>> + }
>>>> + }
>>> If would be great if we could support exception chaining here instead
>>> of just passing the Throwable's message.
>>
>> Yeah, I thought of that. I didn't want to rely on the corresponding
>> constructor being defined -- as you mention below, it requires a
>> minimum JRE version (which is why I didn't go there).
>>
>>> What is the oldest version of Java we support?
>>
>> subversion/bindings/javahl/README says 1.3.
>
> How about we move to Java 1.4 for svn 1.5. Java 1.3.x has reached
> end-of-life (except for Solaris 8 users, which have till October 2009; I
> wouldn't want to support 1.4 for 2 more years).

s/support 1.4/support 1.3/.

Blair

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