jbossretro - JBoss Retro

Property Value
Distribution RPM Universal
Repository JPackage 5.0 all
Package name jbossretro
Package version 1.0.0
Package release 4.jpp5
Package architecture noarch
Package type rpm
Installed size 158.93 KB
Download size 132.96 KB
Official Mirror mirrors.dotsrc.org
We want to develop software that can take of advantage of JDK5
features while still being able to run the software in JDK1.4.
The Solution:
* Weave the classes such that the bytecode is 48.0 version compatible
* Replace invocations to JDK5 api with code that does the same thing.


Package Version Architecture Repository
jbossretro - - -


Name Value
backport-util-concurrent >= 2.1
javassist -
jpackage-utils >= 1.6


Name Value
jbossretro = 1.0.0-4.jpp5


Type URL
Binary Package jbossretro-1.0.0-4.jpp5.noarch.rpm
Source Package jbossretro-1.0.0-4.jpp5.src.rpm

Install Howto

Fedora, CentOS, RHEL:
  1. Download latest jpackage-release rpm from
  2. Install jpackage-release rpm:
    # rpm -Uvh jpackage-release*rpm
  3. Install jbossretro rpm package:
    # yum install jbossretro
  1. Add the JPackage 5.0 repository:
    # zypper addrepo http://mirrors.dotsrc.org/jpackage/5.0/generic/free/ jpackage-5.0
  2. Install jbossretro rpm package:
    # zypper install jbossretro
Mandriva, Mageia:
  1. Add the JPackage 5.0 repository:
    # urpmi.addmedia jpackage-5.0 http://mirrors.dotsrc.org/jpackage/5.0/generic/free/ with hdlist.cz
  2. Update packages list:
    # urpmi.update -a
  3. Install jbossretro rpm package:
    # urpmi jbossretro




2008-12-08 - Will Tatam <will.tatam@red61.com> 1.0.0-4
- Auto rebuild for JPackage 5 in mock
2008-09-26 - David Walluck <dwalluck@redhat.com> 0:1.0.0-3
- more spec cleanup
- reenable javadoc
2008-09-14 - David Walluck <dwalluck@redhat.com> 0:1.0.0-2
- spec cleanup
2006-06-23 - Ralph Apel <r.apel at r-apel.de> 0:1.0.0-1jpp
- First JPP-5.0 release

See Also

Package Description
jbossretro-javadoc-1.0.0-4.jpp5.noarch.rpm Javadoc for jbossretro
jbossts-4.2.3-1.SP7.4.jpp5.noarch.rpm JBoss Transaction Service
jbossts-javadoc-4.2.3-1.SP7.4.jpp5.noarch.rpm Javadoc for jbossts
jbossts-repolib-4.2.3-1.SP7.4.jpp5.noarch.rpm Artifacts to be uploaded to a repository library
jbossweb-2.0.1-4.jpp5.noarch.rpm JBoss Web Server based on Apache Tomcat
jbossweb-repolib-2.0.1-4.jpp5.noarch.rpm Artifacts to be uploaded to a repository library
jbossweb2-2.1.1-7.jpp5.noarch.rpm JBoss Web Server based on Apache Tomcat
jbossweb2-admin-webapps-2.1.1-7.jpp5.noarch.rpm The host-manager and manager web applications for JBoss Web Server
jbossweb2-docs-webapp-2.1.1-7.jpp5.noarch.rpm The docs web application for JBoss Web Server
jbossweb2-javadoc-2.1.1-7.jpp5.noarch.rpm Javadoc generated documentation for JBoss Web Server
jbossweb2-jsp-2.1-api-2.1.1-7.jpp5.noarch.rpm JBoss Web Server JSP API implementation classes
jbossweb2-lib-2.1.1-7.jpp5.noarch.rpm Libraries needed to run the Tomcat Web container
jbossweb2-servlet-2.5-api-2.1.1-7.jpp5.noarch.rpm JBoss Web Server Servlet API implementation classes
jbossweb2-webapps-2.1.1-7.jpp5.noarch.rpm The ROOT and examples web applications for JBoss Web Server
jbossws-2.0.1-3.SP2.6.jpp5.noarch.rpm JBoss Web Services