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From Sean Busbey <bus...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: Moving to jdk7 or jdk8
Date Thu, 15 Jun 2017 17:53:04 GMT
if we're talking about for the 1.9 release line, then I'm +1 on
jumping to jdk8. I would prefer not to change the supported jdk
version(s) for existing minor release lines.

I don't think we should change the Hadoop version.

On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 11:23 AM, Ryan Blue <rblue@netflix.com.invalid> wrote:
> +1 for moving. I'm in favor of moving to Java 8 since Java 7 has been end
> of life for 2 years.
>
> https://www.infoq.com/news/2015/05/Oracle-Ends-Java-7Public-Updates
>
> rb
>
> On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 7:56 AM, suraj acharya <suraj.spa@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Looking through jira. I dont see a plan as such. But I am all in for the
>> change.
>> However, the changes will be backward incompatible and will need to be done
>> on a major release like 1.9 as you mention.
>> Also, the hadoop-client[1] version is 2.7.3 and if we are to bump that up
>> to 3.X we will need to move the java to 1.8 since that is a requirement for
>> hadoop3[2].
>>
>> IMO, we should move the compile to 1.7 for the releases going forward for
>> 1.8 and 1.9.0 as well as look at bumping the hadoop-client to 3 so that we
>> are ready for the upstream hadoop-3 release.
>>
>> [1]https://github.com/apache/avro/blob/master/lang/java/pom.xml#L46
>> [2]http://hadoop.apache.org/docs/r3.0.0-alpha1/
>>
>> S
>>
>> -Suraj Acharya
>>
>> On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 7:12 AM, Gabor Szadovszky <gabor@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>> > Hi All,
>> >
>> > Are we planning to move to a newer jdk in the next major release 1.9.0?
>> > To be more precise:
>> > - Upgrading build jdk from 7 to 8?
>> > - Upgrading source/target version from 1.6 to 1.7 or 1.8?
>> >
>> > Thanks a lot,
>> > Gabor
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Ryan Blue
> Software Engineer
> Netflix



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