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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: cvs commit: jakarta-ant/src/main/org/apache/tools/tar
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2001 17:02:27 GMT
On Wed, 21 Nov 2001, Magesh Umasankar <> wrote:

> Would deprecating it first and then removing it, say in 1.6, be
> better?

We still haven't removed anything that we have deprecated in the 1.1
release (no, stop, copying of support files in <javac> 8-)

> Or shall we get rid of it right away and put a note in 'Changes that
> could break existing envs'?

I'd go for this, since it has never been documented, so nobody except
those who either read the code (or have written it) will be using that
secret feature.


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