[hibernate-dev] [Search] OSGi split packages

Hardy Ferentschik hardy at hibernate.org
Thu Mar 27 07:42:35 EDT 2014

On 27 Jan 2014, at 09:17, Guillaume Smet <guillaume.smet at gmail.com> wrote:

> It's really not a big deal if it's compilation errors and we just have
> to reorganize the imports: we clearly see the errors when we upgrade
> so we can fix them easily. You just put it prominently in the release
> notes and it's OK.

My thinking exactly.

> Most of our problems when we upgrade don't come from API changes but
> from deeply hidden regressions. It's where we spend a lot of time
> (yeah I have one to diagnose today on a 4.3 -> 4.4 upgrade :)).

Thinking back to my time as pure Search user or user of any library,
handing the move of classes was never a big issue. Maybe a bit annoying, but basically
a no brainer. It becomes tricky if the actual API or behaviour changes.


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