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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [daemon] moving to git ? and bump java version.
Date Sat, 15 Jul 2017 14:14:57 GMT
Also note that there is hardly any Java code; most of it is written in C.

On 14 July 2017 at 00:43, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
> It seems OK to me to update to Java 6 for now and get this to compile under
> java 9 for those folks who will try...
>
> Gary
>
> On Wed, Jul 12, 2017 at 9:09 AM, Amey Jadiye <ameyjadiye@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks for great insights Mark.
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 12, 2017, 9:28 PM Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> > On 12 July 2017 16:33:01 CEST, Matt Sicker <boards@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > >Are there plans to require 1.7 for Tomcat anytime? Otherwise, it might
>> > >be
>> > >necessary to make a new major version of daemon eventually for Java 8
>> > >or 9.
>> >
>> > Tomcat major versions are aligned with Java EE versions which in turn
>> have
>> > a minimum Java version.
>> >
>> > Tomcat supports 3 current versions in parallel so we currently have:
>> >
>> > Tomcat 9 - Java EE 8 - Java 8
>> > Tomcat 8 - Java EE 7 - Java 7
>> > Tomcat 7 - Java EE 6 - Java 6
>> >
>> > Tomcat 7 support will continue until at least Java EE 9 is released. That
>> > is meant to be next year but there are no firm dates yet and experience
>> > suggests the Java EE 9 release date will slip.
>> >
>> > On that basis I expect Tomcat to need a Daemon that supports Java 6 for
>> at
>> > least 2 more years.
>> >
>> > Is there a user requirement driving an increase in the minimum Java
>> > version? If not, I suggest we stick with 6 for now.
>> >
>>
>> There is no user requirement , Commons daemon is still keeping minimum
>> dependency on java 1.5, we were thinking to move on minimum 1.6, nice to
>> hear there won't be any issue with tomcat since it's already on 1.6
>>
>> For moving to much higher i.e. java 1.7 I'm sure daemon will take another
>> 2-3 year for keeping stability across projects.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Amey
>>
>> Mark
>> >
>> >
>> > >
>> > >Anyways, 1.6 minimum makes sense to me mainly due to Java 9's compiler
>> > >not
>> > >supporting Java 5 targets anymore.
>> > >
>> > >On 12 July 2017 at 09:19, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
>> > >
>> > >> On 11 July 2017 21:02:54 CEST, Amey Jadiye <ameyjadiye@gmail.com>
>> > >wrote:
>> > >> >Hi Daemon Maintainers / All,
>> > >> >
>> > >> >Daemon seems to be still being maintained on svn, do we have any
>> > >plan
>> > >> >moving code base to git ?
>> > >>
>> > >> No preference on this.
>> > >>
>> > >> >As fact there is low activity in daemon no one thought of bumping
>> > >> >version
>> > >> >from 1.5 to 1.6 OR we are keeping it purposefully to 1.5 ?
>> > >> >shall we bump it minimum to 1.6 ?
>> > >>
>> > >> 1.6 is OK for Tomcat. Anything higher will cause problems.
>> > >>
>> > >> Mark
>> > >>
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