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From Milamber <>
Subject Re: Release 5.2.1
Date Mon, 11 Nov 2019 21:07:32 GMT

I will wait tomorrow (~09:00pm GMT+1) to make the RC1 of v5.2.1.


On 11/11/2019 21:53, Vladimir Sitnikov wrote:
>> That’s what is done with maven when you want to force a newer version than
> the one embedded by dependency
> Remember there are frameworks and there are libraries.
> binary distribution of JMeter is a framework: it enforces you to put jars
> into relevant places, and start with ./jmeter.
> On the other hand, jar files on Maven Central are libraries. They do not
> enforce the way you use them.
> The one who uses Maven artifacts is free to select the suitable versions.
> The rule for dependencies should be as follows:
> 1) If we use the class (e.g. in extends, method parameter or method
> returning value), then the dependency should be explicitly declared
> 2) If we do not use a dependency (e.g. we do not use asm explicitly), then
> the dependency should not be declared
> 3) The exception to #2 is the case when the transitive version is too old
> (e.g. contains security issue), then we could still declare an "unused
> dependency".
> Unfortunately, there's no validation for the dependencies yet, and I'm
> planning to implement one shortly.
> Vladimir

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