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Re: [zzdev] Re: [zzdev] JDK1.1/1.2 compat. problem: cursor keysjjjjj

On Tue, 11 Jul 2000, Edward Harter wrote:

> Hi Tuukka,
> >Me and A-J tested the jars with IBM jdk1.3. It worked fine, excluding
> >the cursor keys. We found out that keyboard events have been changed
> >between jdk1.1 and 1.2 so that an undefined character is not
> >represented by number 0 but by 65535 (-1) instead. This change creates
> >a problem only when gZZ compiled with jdk1.1 (like the jars) is run
> >with a newer jdk/jre.
> Just one quick question for you: is there any reason to compile the 
> jars with jdk1.1? We've been getting a number of very strange halts 
> and problems (of various types) the last few days with various .jar 
> versions (we were working with 0706 for the most part today), I 
> wonder if there might be some kind of version compatibility problem 
> here?

Shouldn't be.

More likely you're doing something that the program doesn't expect.
Are you manipulating the dimension lists a lot?

Could you please try to isolate problems so that we could fix them?