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From "Bob Futrelle" <bob.futre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: jdk6 on darwin (was: 14.1 to 14.2)
Date Fri, 12 Oct 2007 18:13:22 GMT
Wait a few weeks. jdk6  (jse 6) should be in the Leopard Mac OS X
release, c. 26 Oct.

 - rpf

On 10/12/07, Michael Bieniosek <michael@powerset.com> wrote:
> Does anybody know if there is a jdk6 available for Mac?  I checked the apple developer
site, and there doesn't seem to be one available, despite blogs from last year claiming apple
was distributing it.
>
> Since I do my development work on a Mac, switching to jdk6 would be very difficult for
me if I can't find a darwin jdk6.  I need to be able to build job jars and patch hadoop.
>
> -Michael
>
> On 10/12/07 10:12 AM, "Doug Cutting" <cutting@apache.org> wrote:
>
> Owen O'Malley wrote:
> > That is a mistake of some sort. It was _not_ intended. I assume you are
> > using the release tarball off of the website? It might have been
> > compiled with java 1.6 instead of 1.5.
>
> Yes, it seems I built the 0.14.2 release using 1.6 by accident.  Sorry!
>   If this is a blocker for folks, please file an issue in Jira and I
> will make a 0.14.3 tarball that's compiled with Java 1.5 instead.
>
> > I believe the QA framework runs
> > the unit tests under 1.5 to ensure that we don't break 1.5 compatibility
> > accidently.
>
> Yes, that is the case.  Hudson uses Java 1.5.
>
> > I do think it is worth changing the requirement up to java 1.6, but of
> > course not as a patch release. *smile* (The performance of socket
> > polling is much much better under 1.6.) I would not recommend running
> > Hadoop under java 1.5 unless you don't have a choice.
>
> Can you please file an issue in Jira for this?  Then folks can weigh in
> there.
>
> Doug
>
>
>

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