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From Jess Holle <je...@ptc.com>
Subject Re: [COMPATIBILITY] Current state
Date Sun, 05 Feb 2006 03:50:17 GMT
Another issue:

log4j 1.3 alpha 8 triggers throws SecurityExceptions when you attempt to 
use it from within an applet in a Java 5 JVM.

[It attempts to read a system property during LogManager static 
initialization without wrapping this in a try/catch.]

Jess Holle wrote:
> Oh.  I mispoke slightly -- I had to leave one change in place.
>
> DailyRollingFileAppender no longer extends FileAppender in log4j 1.3 
> alpha 8, which is noticeable to my code.  I already had workarounds in 
> place, however, so I just need to keep those in place.
>
> -- 
> Jess Holle
>
> Jess Holle wrote:
>> I just tried the new alpha-8 version (finally).
>>
>> I had no compatibility issues whatsoever with my code (which was all 
>> compiled against 1.2.13 with Java 1.5.0_06).
>>
>> I was able to clean up the code I had previously added to try to be 
>> more 1.3 compatible -- but I left some dynamic-proxy-based code to 
>> use LoggerEventListener when it's available and fall back to 
>> HierarchyEventListener when it's not.  I noted that 1.3 alpha 8 had 
>> the necessary source changes so I would not have *needed* to do this 
>> -- I just wanted to receive levelChangedEvent() calls when possible 
>> (so I can fire JMX notifications on this basis).
>>
>> Overall 1.3 alpha 8 worked just fine from my short testing.  Good 
>> work everyone!
>>
>> -- 
>> Jess Holle
>>
>> Jess Holle wrote:
>>> Mark Womack wrote:
>>>> Jesse, we'll be very interested in what you find compatibility-wise 
>>>> with the new alpha-8 version.
>>>>
>>>> :-)
>>> Sorry, I've been preoccupied with a number of other efforts and have 
>>> not had time to check yet.
>>>
>>> Doing so would clearly be a good thing, though....
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Jess Holle
>>
>>
>
>

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