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From Roman Shaposhnik <ro...@shaposhnik.org>
Subject Re: JDK version for Groovy
Date Fri, 08 Jul 2016 17:14:28 GMT
On Fri, Jul 8, 2016 at 12:19 AM, Cédric Champeau
<cedric.champeau@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> 2016-07-08 9:10 GMT+02:00 Jochen Theodorou <blackdrag@gmx.org>:
>>
>>
>>
>> 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.
>
>
> Gradle 3.0 is JDK 7+ only. It's also the only one compatible with JDK 9. Our
> `master` branch is already using Gradle 3.0, but we didn't make a call
> regarding support of JDK 6 for 2.5.

What's a timeline for Gradle 3.0 GA?

Thanks,
Roman.

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