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From Sangjin Lee <sjl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Thinking ahead to hadoop-2.7
Date Tue, 09 Dec 2014 16:47:13 GMT
If there are not a lot of changes just to make Java 7 a requirement (I
understand it's basically pom changes and unit test failure and findbugs
fallouts), how about merging that with the next release and declare the
next release and on Java-7-only?

On Mon, Dec 8, 2014 at 3:02 PM, Steve Loughran <stevel@hortonworks.com>

> On 8 December 2014 at 19:48, Colin McCabe <cmccabe@alumni.cmu.edu> wrote:
> > Are there a lot of open JDK7
> > issues that would require a release to straighten out?
> >
> I don't think so --the 2.6 release was tested pretty aggressively on JDK7,
> and solely on it for Windows. Pushing out a 2.7 release would be more
> symbolic than of use to people
> there's one exception: the fix for java 8 security. I do also think there
> may be Java 8 test failures; these need to be identified and fixed ...
> which would point more to a 2.8 release for that
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