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From johnament <...@git.apache.org>
Subject [GitHub] activemq-artemis pull request #610: Artemis build enhancements
Date Fri, 01 Jul 2016 23:30:25 GMT
Github user johnament commented on a diff in the pull request:

    https://github.com/apache/activemq-artemis/pull/610#discussion_r69366465
  
    --- Diff: pom.xml ---
    @@ -112,8 +112,8 @@
           <project.build.sourceEncoding>UTF-8</project.build.sourceEncoding>
           <project.reporting.outputEncoding>UTF-8</project.reporting.outputEncoding>
     
    -      <maven.compiler.source>1.7</maven.compiler.source>
    -      <maven.compiler.target>1.7</maven.compiler.target>
    +      <maven.compiler.source>1.8</maven.compiler.source>
    +      <maven.compiler.target>1.8</maven.compiler.target>
    --- End diff --
    
    One interesting thing I've noticed.  You can set your source/target to 1.7, but compile
against a 1.8 JDK to leverage the newer APIs.  As a result, you create 1.7 compatible binaries,
but leverage 1.8 APIs (e.g. Stream).  No runtime issues unless a user tries to call one of
those APIs.
    
    It's an old trick, but finally figured out how it was working.


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