It's not too late for access control
Alan.Bateman at oracle.com
Thu Jul 14 12:12:59 UTC 2016
On 14/07/2016 12:37, Robert Muir wrote:
> Java 9 breaks log4j 1.2.x out of box. Think about how widely used that
> one is! And its no longer maintained!
> Sure, its only if you use MDC, and its not even Jigsaw that does it
> (relates to version changes). See
> if you want a hack.
> Its just an example of how much software won't work with java 9 out of
> box. Still looking forward to it!
Yeah, changing the version-string scheme, particularly dropping the
leading `1.` has impacted a lot of libraries. Every effort was made to
communicate that change and has all the others with significant
compatibility impact. I would hope that most libraries that need update
will be updated by the time that JDK 9 ships. Good point on unmaintained
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