[hibernate-dev] Re: Antlr3 / JDK 1.5

Max Rydahl Andersen max.andersen at redhat.com
Thu Apr 30 08:40:49 EDT 2009

I asked:

Is antrl3 capable to coexist with antrl2 in the same classloader/app/vm ?


Steve Ebersole wrote:
> OK, my email (hibernate.org) is finally back.  Perhaps just heard no
> responses because it was down?
> Any objections?
> On Mon, 2009-04-20 at 08:54 -0500, Steve Ebersole wrote:
>> I am working wth Alexandre Porcelli on some major changes to the HQL
>> translators.  Since the changes are drastic we decided to move from
>> Antlr2 to Antlr3 in the process as Antlr3 offers many benefits over
>> Antlr2.
>> The only concern I have with the move to Antlr3 is the fact that Antlr3
>> only works with JDK 1.5+.  I had planned on incorporating this work into
>> Hibernate 3.5.  The obvious question being the corresponding JDK move
>> for Hibernate users migrating to 3.5.
>> Anyone have strong reasons to not do this move in the 3.5 timeframe?

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