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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Impact of Java SecurityManager being deprecated for removal post Java 17
Date Mon, 23 Aug 2021 15:39:15 GMT
On 2021-08-19, Gintautas Grigelionis wrote:

> On Thu, 19 Aug 2021 at 12:01, Stefan Bodewig <> wrote:

>> I didn't mean the Antlib to be backwards compatible, but rather to offer
>> it and tell people to switch over to it. It would be the first time we'd
>> remove a core feature of Ant completely, though, so we may need to
>> discuss whether there is a better migration path. We have moved some
>> source code management tool specific tasks to antlibs in the past, but
>> never a core part.

> Would it make sense to create a "legacy" antlib for, say, JEE (EJB, JSP,
> etc) and VCS tasks + anything that has been deprecated in JDK?

I'd only do that if it reduces maintenance burden for anybody.


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