7121110 : JAXP 1.4.5 update 1 for 7u4 & jaxp source in jdk7 repo

Joe Wang huizhe.wang at oracle.com
Fri Dec 30 18:11:49 UTC 2011

On 12/30/2011 6:14 AM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> On 28/12/2011 17:18, Joe Wang wrote:
>> Kelly asked for 6-open and jdk8 as well. Since we're changing the 
>> jaxp bundle process, we thought we would do the same for 6-open and 
>> jdk8 once this works out.  But we can take the change to jdk8 first 
>> if this is approved.  The only question I had was that the jdk8 
>> modularization would change the jaxp source structure.  But Kelly 
>> thought that's not a problem. I guess we don't mind another big 
>> changeset :)
> I think it's too early to know if modularization will require the jaxp 
> source code to be restructured as modules. It would clearly be 
> desirable, in particular if jaxp migrates completely. However, if 
> there are still activity upstream (you mentioned monitoring 
> commits at jaxp-sources.java.net) or some need to keep the 7u and 8 code 
> in sync then it would complicate things a bit.
Yeh, there are several undecided factors affecting jaxp project/source 
right now. If there's no absolute requirement for a jaxp update in jdk8, 
I would prefer we wait a couple of weeks for things to settle.


> -Alan

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