The RPMs for Java Development package helps you keep machines up-to-date with the latest .jars from across the Internet. It includes complete noarch.rpms and src.rpms for jakarta-anta, jakarta-regexp, jakarta-servletapi, jakarta-log4j, xml-soap, xml-fop, xml-xalan-j, xml-xerces-j, xml-crimson, xml-batik, sablecc, jakarta-tomcat, java-getopt, jcifs, and xt. The following projects have only the .spec file, because of copyright or distribution licenses: jaf, javamail, jimi, jsdt, jsse, jmx, jndi, and jaxp.
Release Notes: This release adds support for all IANA encoding aliases which have a clear mapping to encodings recognized by Java, has fixes for degradations in DTD validation performance caused by the schema implementation, has support for setAttribute/getAttribute in JAXP, and adds two new parser properties which permit an application writer to associate schema documents with specific namespaces without relying on instance documents.
No changes have been submitted for this release.
Release Notes: Added support for serializing/deserializing java.util.Maps. Removed non-threadsafe private variables from Servlets. Fixed a bug when deserializing nulls of type "ur-type", which are generated when the VectorSerializer finds nulls inside a Vector. Removed requirement of tag in deployment descriptor when using pluggable providers. Added a Troubleshooting table, and a link to it from the front page. Many other ammendments to code, and alterations to the Users Manual.