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From Remi Forax <>
Subject Re: Next steps for Groovy and Java 9?
Date Wed, 04 Oct 2017 15:00:04 GMT
the illegal access flag will still be present in 18.3. It will be removed later, it's not
clear when exactly  (it will depend on the adoption).


On October 4, 2017 4:25:28 PM GMT+02:00, "Cédric Champeau" <>
>I would say a good step forward is to report errors people see with
>Groovy on JDK 9 on JIRA right now. Because Groovy _does run_ on JDK 9.
>it does with lots of unfriendly warnings (and will stop working with
>10/18.3). If there are showstoppers, we're not aware of them.
>2017-10-04 16:18 GMT+02:00 Andrew Bayer <>:
>> No worries - I just wanted to get the ball rolling and get myself
>aware of
>> things so that I can calm Jenkins people down that no, we won't be
>stuck on
>> Java 8 forever. =)
>> A.
>> On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 4:17 PM, Paul King <> wrote:
>>> Hi Andrew,
>>> We have discussed a few things quite often but don't have a
>>> list of remaining tasks. There are a mix of big and small tasks, so
>>> should definitely try to carve off a list of tasks that aren't too
>hard for
>>> others to do. I won't get time to look at this until next week.
>>> Cheers, Paul.
>>> On Wed, Oct 4, 2017 at 10:26 PM, Andrew Bayer
>>> wrote:
>>>> Hey all -
>>>> So over in the Jenkins project, we're more than a little bit
>freaked out
>>>> about Groovy + Java 9, since Groovy is absolutely critical to
>Jenkins. I
>>>> think I can carve out time to work on the problems with Groovy +
>Java 9,
>>>> but to a certain extent, I'd be jumping into the jungle without a
>map. =)
>>>> Do we have any kind of roadmap for what needs to be done, or any
>>>> concrete tasks that need to be tackled?
>>>> A.

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