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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Math] Java version (Was: [MATH] Jenkins build)
Date Thu, 08 Jan 2015 14:16:18 GMT
2015-01-08 13:57 GMT+01:00 Martin Grotle Soukup <
martin.grotle.soukup@gmail.com>:

> Hi,
>
> I am only a user of the library, but I would be excited to see CM take
> advantage of the new features of java 8.
>
> Best regards,
> Martin Grotle Soukup
>
>
> 2015-01-08 12:34 GMT+01:00 Gilles <gilles@harfang.homelinux.org>:
>
> > Hi.
> >
> > Raising this issue once again.
> > Are we going to upgrade the requirement for the next major release?
> >
> >  [ ] Java 5
> >  [ ] Java 6
> >  [ ] Java 7
> >  [x] Java 8
>

The java.util.function package seems like a natural fit for a mathematics
library. OTOH my feeling is, that most users are still using Java 6/7...

Benedikt


> >  [ ] Java 9
> >
> > ?
> >
> > Gilles
> >
> >
> > On Thu, 8 Jan 2015 10:34:20 +0000, sebb wrote:
> >
> >> I've had to give up trying to get Continuum to use Git, so I set up a
> >> Jenkins build for Math
> >>
> >> It seems Jenkins itself needs Java 1.6+, and the JAVA_1_x_HOME
> >> variables don't seem to have been set up on the Jenkins hosts, so the
> >> -Pjava-1.5 profile does not work as is.
> >>
> >> However I found that the JAVA_1_5_HOME variable can be defined on the
> >> Maven command-line.
> >>
> >> This works, provided that Java 1.5 is always installed in the same
> >> location on different hosts.
> >>
> >> [The JAVA_1_x_HOME variables were designed get around this
> >> restriction, as they can be differently defined on different hosts]
> >>
> >> Hopefully the builds will be useful in detecting accidental use of
> >> Java 1.6+ APIs
> >>
> >> So far I have only added Commons Math itself.
> >> I hope to add the examples shortly.
> >>
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