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From Sean Busbey <>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Java 8
Date Thu, 18 Aug 2016 21:27:40 GMT
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 <> 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).


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