I maintain findbugs, whose latest version needs jakarta-commons-lang
2.4. We currently ship 2.3. The upstream release notes  claim
that 2.4 has no incompatibilities with 2.3. On the other hand, I see
that jpackage (5.0) has both a jakarta-commons-lang (version 2.3)
package and a jakarta-commons-lang24 package, but I don't know why.
According to repoquery, these packages currently require
Do the maintainers of any of these packages have any reason why
jakarta-commons-lang should not be upgraded from 2.3 to 2.4?
I really believe in apache commons developers being of the not so many Java
developers that care about API :). Let's hope I'm not wrong, but if I'm
try to find the needed time for the fixes.
According to me - Go for it. Findbugs deserve it :).