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From Remi Forax <fo...@univ-mlv.fr>
Subject Re: JDK version for Groovy
Date Fri, 08 Jul 2016 13:22:06 GMT
Hi Jochen,
javac doesn't allow you to compile a code with -source 1.7 and -target 1.6
you have to use a tool like ASM for that and i think it was rule out by Cedric or Guillaume.

cheers,
Rémi

----- Mail original -----
> De: "Jochen Theodorou" <blackdrag@gmx.org>
> À: dev@groovy.apache.org
> Envoyé: Vendredi 8 Juillet 2016 09:43:59
> Objet: Re: JDK version for Groovy
> 
> 
> 
> On 08.07.2016 09:10, Jochen Theodorou wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 07.07.2016 17:25, Cédric Champeau wrote:
> >> Gradle 3.0 will require JDK 7. Gradle 2.x can run on JDK 6. I'm not a
> >> big fan of "backporting". To me it's easier to complete 2.5 with JDK 7
> >> now, then switch master to 3.0 and upgrade to JDK 8 there.
> >
> > Gradle 3 is the only reason to even make the switch from JDK6 to JDK8. I
> > imagine if we would not want to use Gradle3 we would still switch to
> > JDK8 or newer in Groovy 3, but stay with JDK6 otherwise.
> 
> actually maybe there has been a misunderstanding.. if we want to use
> JDK7 to build but still target JDK6 as target bytecode level I am for it
> actually.
> 
> The Groovy 3 story would be different though. Here we would produce JDK8
> bytecode and use JDK8 source code features
> 
> bye Jochen
> 

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