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From Jess Holle <je...@ptc.com>
Subject Re: [COMPATIBILITY] Current state
Date Tue, 07 Feb 2006 04:41:22 GMT
I've written up the bugs, though I must admit the detail is rather 
minimal as I was pressed for time.

--
Jess Holle

Mark Womack wrote:
> Jess, can you write these 2 up as bugs?
>
> Thanks for the review!
>
> -Mark
>
> On 2/4/06, Jess Holle <jessh@ptc.com> wrote:
>   
>> 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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