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From Peter Donald <>
Subject Re: JDK 1.3
Date Wed, 21 Nov 2001 19:52:21 GMT
On Thu, 22 Nov 2001 06:38, wrote:
> In the Ant manual, it states:
> "For the current version of Ant, you will also need a JDK installed on your
> system, version 1.1 or later. A future version of Ant will require JDK 1.2
> or later."
> Have we committed to JDK 1.2? 

ant1.x will always be 1.1 compatible.

> Since 1.4 will be available soon, can we at
> least require people to go to JDK 1.3?  I have a ShutdownHook patch ready
> to go, but it depends upon Runtime.addShutdownHook().

If you can add the hooks via reflection and not fail on 1.2 or 1.2 JVMs then 
send it in.



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