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From Rob Tompkins <>
Subject Re: [all/travis-ci] Regarding using ibmjava on travis
Date Fri, 28 Jul 2017 12:09:43 GMT

> On Jul 27, 2017, at 4:10 PM, Amey Jadiye <> wrote:
> Hi Rob,
> If this is still pending I would like to pickup this task. If docker is not
> much  helpful OR we need to wait for it I think we should try what jacoco
> did. what do you think ?

Sure. That makes sense to me, especially since the Travis folks say that they’ve got on
the backlog to install the IBM JDKs on their build environments.

> Is it mandatory to use official java images ?Else I am also thinking to
> create my own ibmjdk8 image on top of given by IBM and have some tools and
> scrips  ready in that so on fail it should return -1.

I contributed to the official maven docker image to add the ibm jdk, but I”m not sure how
the build works out there. So I’m not sure it’s in docker hub yet.

> Not sure how much travis-ci be helpful here since I saw Pascal removed
> oraclejdk7 from .travis configuration because its not available. I'm not
> keeping much hopes on Travis  at this point as their provision on different
> jdk images seems very slow to me .

I think there was some flavour of issue with Java7 in that the image wasn’t loading properly.
It could be worth trying the jacoco approach to see if that works.


> Regards,
> Amey
> On Sat, Jul 1, 2017, 6:43 PM Rob Tompkins <> wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Pardon my disappearance for the last week or so. My day job has been a
>> little over consuming (c’est la vie). Regardless, I’ve been looking at how
>> we can use the current appetite in the travis-ci community to push them to
>> install ibmjava8 and ibmjava9 in this working thread:
>> <
>>>. Hopefully we can
>> gain some traction there.
>> Regardless, they seem to have far more idk’s installed in their build
>> environment than documented
>> <
>> Which, as Amey noted earlier, jacoco seems to be utilizing
>> <
>> I’m not particularly looking for any responses to this email. I more just
>> wanted to document my current research efforts here.
>> Cheers,
>> -Rob

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