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From "Eddie O'Neil" <ekon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Plan to upgrade NetUI from Apache Struts version 1.2.7 to 1.2.9
Date Tue, 03 Oct 2006 00:41:39 GMT
  Yeah, this seems like something's that unavoidable with the
progression of Struts -- some of our APIs may change because they
change some.

  Good luck with the upgrade.

Eddie



On 10/2/06, Rich Feit <richfeit@privatei.com> wrote:
> This seems ok to me (and it does seem like the right thing to upgrade).
> We'd just want to release-note it so that anyone who's overridden
> processValidate() (struts-merge) will know what to expect upon recompile.
>
> Rich
>
> Carlin Rogers wrote:
> > Looking at BEEHIVE-1128, the upgrade to use Struts 1.2.9 from 1.2.7
> > includes a Struts API change. Version 1.2.9 includes a security fix
> > for the Struts <html:cancel> tag and validation (Struts bug 38374)
> > where the signature of the Struts RequestProcessor method
> > processValidate() has changed. It now includes another checked
> > exception in the throws clause, InvalidCancelException. It is a new
> > exception, added to 1.2.9 for the fix to the Struts bug.
> >
> > The Beehive NetUI class, PageFlowRequestProcessor, extends the Struts
> > RequestProcessor class and overrides the processValidate() method. For
> > the Struts upgrade, the NetUI upgrade PageFlowRequestProcessor would
> > get the same signature change. From what I understand, this should not
> > be cause a binary compatibility issue. The throws clauses are only
> > checked at compile time. See the Java language spec...
> >
> > http://java.sun.com/docs/books/jls/second_edition/html/binaryComp.doc.html#45262
> >
> >
> > The only jar to change in the upgrade is the struts.jar. The commons
> > validator, etc. are still the same.
> >
> > Does anyone have an issue or suggestion before going forward with the
> > upgrade to Struts 1.2.9?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Carlin
> >
>

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