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Re: Simple covariant return type



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Onkar Shinde wrote:
>>> So my question: is it ok for package maintainer to use javac -source
>>> 1.5 to compile code

>> It's certainly OK, even necessary in this case.

> Please make sure that the package dependencies reflect that the
> package is built with source version 1.5. This can be done by
> specifying the dependency 'java5-runtime'.

I don't think this is needed if covariant return types are the only Java
 5 feature used as this is only a Java language feature, but I might be
wrong here. You can try by compiling with -target 1.4.

Cheers,

Marcus
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