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From Steve Loughran <ste...@hortonworks.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] About the details of JDK-8 support
Date Wed, 07 Oct 2015 18:41:33 GMT

> On 7 Oct 2015, at 17:23, Andrew Wang <andrew.wang@cloudera.com> wrote:
> We've been supporting JDK8 as a runtime for CDH5 for a while now (meaning
> the full stack including HBase), so I agree that we're good there.

with Kerberos on?

> I'm against dropping JDK7 support though in branch-2.

+1. We're only talking about dependencies here

> Even bumping
> dependency versions scares me, since it often leads to downstream pain. Any
> comment about the compatibility of said bump? We need to have very high
> confidence if it's targeted for branch-2.

Which is why we need to test things downstream with the bumped jersey/grizzly libs before
making any commitment to branch-2.

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