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From Pavan Kulkarni <pavan.babu...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Shifting to Java 7 . Is it good choice?
Date Tue, 17 Jul 2012 21:35:37 GMT
That was really helpful.
@Robert: No I am just working on a research project, I am not checking the
code into Hadoop.
Thanks Radim and Robert.

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Robert Evans <evans@yahoo-inc.com> wrote:

> Oracle is dropping java 6 support by the end of the year.  So there is
> likely to be a big shift to java 7 before then.  Currently Hadoop
> officially supports java 6 so unless there is an official change of
> position you cannot use Java 7 specific APIs if you want to check your
> code into Hadoop. Hadoop currently should work on 7, like Radim said, and
> if you are building something on top of Hadoop it is fine, but if we are
> dropping support for java 6 that will require some discussion on the
> mailing lists.
>
> --Bobby Evans
>
> On 7/17/12 2:35 PM, "Radim Kolar" <hsn@filez.com> wrote:
>
> >
> >>    I have to tweak a few classes and for this I needed few packages
> >>which
> >> are
> >> only present in Java 7 like "java.nio.file" , So I was wondering If I
> >>can
> >> shift my
> >> development environment of Hadoop to Java 7? Would this break anything ?
> >openjdk 7 works, but nio async file access is slower then traditional.
>
>


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--With Regards
Pavan Kulkarni

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