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From James Carman <ja...@carmanconsulting.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Move to java 8 for 2.17?
Date Thu, 28 Jan 2016 18:45:31 GMT
Either way, make it obvious. I don't care if we stick with semver or not,
but a patch release shouldn't require you to upgrade your JRE. That's not
cool

On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 1:14 PM Claus Ibsen <claus.ibsen@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 3:48 PM, James Carman
> <james@carmanconsulting.com> wrote:
> > I would rather us bump the major version number if we're going to start
> > requiring users to use Java8.
> >
>
> Yeah that was also my first thought.
>
>
> I would like to keep Camel 2.17 as-is on Java 1.7. Then if 2.18 is
> Java 1.8+ then its much easier to remember as the numbers are aligned.
>
> Camel 2.17 = Java 1.7
> Camel 2.18 = Java 1.8
>
> We can always release Camel 2.17 sooner, its been a while since 2.16,
> so maybe aim for a release in next month?
>
> A reason to keep it on 1.7 is also it would otherwise throw some Camel
> end users under the bus anticipating they can use it on Java 1.7. Then
> we can announce Camel 2.17 would be the last release with Java 1.7 -
> even ahead of time.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
> > On Thu, Jan 28, 2016 at 9:35 AM Daniel Kulp <dkulp@apache.org> wrote:
> >
> >>
> >> For master (targeting 2.17), I see we’re still setup for Java7.    Would
> >> it make sense to move to requiring Java8?  We can certainly start taking
> >> advantage of the new things in Java8, but there are also dependencies
> (like
> >> Jetty) that now require Java8 and more and more of them will be
> requiring
> >> that.  (example:  CXF 3.2 will be Java8 only as well)
> >>
> >> It sometimes makes back merging fixes to 2.16/2.15 tricky if you use
> Java8
> >> features, but that’s going to be a problem eventually anyway.
> >>
> >> Thoughts?
> >>
> >> --
> >> Daniel Kulp
> >> dkulp@apache.org - http://dankulp.com/blog
> >> Talend Community Coder - http://coders.talend.com
> >>
> >>
>
>
>
> --
> Claus Ibsen
> -----------------
> http://davsclaus.com @davsclaus
> Camel in Action 2: https://www.manning.com/ibsen2
>

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