No problem, I check out a new svn trunk copy and do the changes here. They do not affect my other changes. This is rather simple (only again, that Arrays.hashCode() appears only first in Java 1.5 , see
And juhee, this is now my fifth or sixth patch for a Lucene project (TIKA and LUCENE together), I think I am ready to apply for Apache Contributor status , currently I am only contributor and maintainer of a module in PHP core (which is a Apache related project, but a little bit special).
As a side-note to the discussion about the serialization issues and the contributer status discussion on java-dev...