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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject JUnit4 requirement (was Re: svn commit: r1460264)
Date Sat, 30 Mar 2013 18:44:00 GMT
On 2013-03-28, Stefan Bodewig wrote:

> On 2013-03-27, Michael Clarke wrote:

>>>> * the optional ant-junit4.jar has been merged into ant-junit.jar
>>>>  as Ant now requires JUnit4.

>> Is it really the case that Ant requires JUnit4? The changes I
>> introduced for @Ignore annotations in Ant 1.9.0 shouldn't impact
>> backwards compatibility with JUnit3 and I don't believe any other
>> changes in the 1.9.0 release force users to need the JUnit4 jar whilst
>> running tests.

> Some classes in the junit package didn't seem to compile in Gump, I
> think BriefJUnitFormatter was one of them.

The formatter all now import org.junit.Ignore so require JUnit 4 at
compile time.  It may stil be possible to use JUnit 3 at runtime.


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