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From Sean Busbey <bus...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Java 8
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2016 22:09:03 GMT
we could also take the major version to do a pass of dependency updates.

On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 5:04 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
> Yeah, this discussion presumes the current vote fails. Also, it means we
> wouldn't really be dropping any deprecated stuffs from 1.* until at least
> 3.0.0. I think some folks might be happy about that. I'm certainly not
> going to push for removing anything this late in the game. This would just
> be like a minor release, but with new JDK requirements and named like a
> major release. The 1.8 branch is also building on Hadoop 2.6.4 by default,
> so it might also be best to document that we recommend using at least that
> (though not certain it's strictly required... earlier versions are just not
> well-tested).
>
> On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 5:57 PM Michael Wall <mjwall@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I am good with requiring Java 8 and moving to 2.0 for the release.  Doesn't
>> look like the vote for 1.8.0 is going to pass, which is good.  That gives
>> us a little more time to discuss this.  We will have to redo all the
>> testing, which is fine too.
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 5:55 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> > That's fine with me. I think people might expect a bigger jump with a
>> major
>> > version change like that, but it's not a big deal. The good stuffs I was
>> > hoping to get into a 2.0 will just happen at 3.0 instead.
>> >
>> > On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 5:28 PM Sean Busbey <busbey@cloudera.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > > Why don't we just make the 1.8 branch 2.0 then? I really don't want to
>> > > drop support for JDKs on non-major releases; it's super disruptive.
>> > >
>> > > On Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 4:01 PM, Christopher <ctubbsii@apache.org>
>> > wrote:
>> > > > I know we've talked about this before, but I kind of want to just
use
>> > > Java
>> > > > 8 for Accumulo 1.8. It'd help clean up some things in the build (can
>> > make
>> > > > use of newer versions of build plugins, and make it easier for new
>> > > > development against the latest release).
>> > > >
>> > > > I just don't know how reasonable it is to keep making new, non-bugfix
>> > > > releases on EOL JDKs (even though I may have previously argued that
>> > it'd
>> > > be
>> > > > safer to just wait until a major version bump).
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > --
>> > > busbey
>> > >
>> >
>>



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