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From Christian Schneider <>
Subject Re: Drop support for Jetty 8?
Date Fri, 13 Nov 2015 10:16:47 GMT


On 12.11.2015 16:40, Daniel Kulp wrote:
> You may have seen a bunch of updates for 3.2 around getting the Jetty support updated
to allow for Jetty 9.3  (which requires Java 8, BTW).   I have all the tests passing with
both Jetty 9.2 and Jetty 9.3 now which is a good start.   However, looking through the code,
we still have a lot of reflection and other hacks to support Jetty 8.  This was kind of required
to be able to support CXF on Karaf 3 and 2.x.   With Karaf 4.0 out for a while now (with several
patches) and with us updating to CXF 3.2, could we drop support for Jetty 8 entirely and remove
a bunch of those hacks?  Could we maybe make 9.2 the minimum (since that’s what’s in Karaf
> My next step is to update the jetty transport to support http/2, but that definitely
would require Jetty >=9.2 unless we do a bunch more detection logic and such.
> Thoughts?

Christian Schneider

Open Source Architect

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