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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Configuration 2.1 based on RC3
Date Sat, 13 Aug 2016 20:29:08 GMT
I would support another RC that clearly documents what the requirements are
for different parts of the build.

Then IMO we should switch trunk to Java 7.

Gary

On Aug 13, 2016 12:37 PM, "Oliver Heger" <oliver.heger@oliver-heger.de>
wrote:

>
>
> Am 12.08.2016 um 20:11 schrieb Gary Gregory:
> > On Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 10:24 AM, Dennis Kieselhorst <deki@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> Am 12.08.2016 um 01:18 schrieb Gary Gregory:
> >>> -1
> >>>
> >>> From src zip: ASC, MD5, SHA1 OK.
> >>>
> >>> Building with:
> >>>
> >>> Apache Maven 3.0.5 (r01de14724cdef164cd33c7c8c2fe155faf9602da;
> >> 2013-02-19
> >>> 05:51:28-0800)
> >>> Maven home: E:\Java\apache-maven-3.0.5
> >>> Java version: *1.6.0_45*, vendor: Sun Microsystems Inc.
> >>> Java home: E:\Program Files\Java\jdk1.6.0_45\jre
> >>> Default locale: en_US, platform encoding: Cp1252
> >>> OS name: "windows 7", version: "6.1", arch: "amd64", family: "windows"
> >>>
> >> Is it really necessary that the site build is possible with JDK 1.6?
> >
> >
> > For me, keeping it simple is nice. If we say we have different
> requirements
> > for building jars vs. building the site, we are making our lives more
> > difficult IMO.
>
> Okay, I have no interest in fixing the site build on Java 1.6 because I
> do not think it is worth the effort. I belief that not many users will
> build the site, and even less will do this on a JDK 1.6. It may also
> well be the case that it is not possible to come to a solution which
> supports both Java 1.6 and 1.8.
>
> So from my PoV we have the following options regarding this release:
>
> a) Accept the RC as is and ignore this issue.
>
> b) Add a note to the building documentation that the site build requires
> a minimum JDK of 1.7. This is a change of the site and does not require
> another RC.
>
> c) Switch to JDK 1.7 for [configuration]. I do not think that this is a
> good solution because then all Java 6 users are out of the game for no
> good reason.
>
> d) I step back as RM and make room for more capable people.
>
> Please tell me your preference.
>
> Oliver
>
> >
> > Gary
> >
> >
> >> I
> >> checked the history and Oliver updated the findbugs-plugin with comment
> >> "The site build now works with Java 1.8.". Site build with JDK 1.8 works
> >> fine for me. I assume problems problems, if we downgrade it again and
> >> would prefer that it works with latest JDK version.
> >>
> >> Regards
> >> Dennis
> >>
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