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From Ted Yu <yuzhih...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: JDK6 in 1.0
Date Wed, 30 Apr 2014 20:46:34 GMT
I vote for option #2

Cheers


On Wed, Apr 30, 2014 at 1:43 PM, Enis Söztutar <enis@apache.org> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Just wanted to kick off a discussion around whether or not we would
> explicitly drop support for JDK6 in 1.0, and hence all 1.x releases.
>
> There has been some discussion on hadoop common-dev[1] about this with no
> conclusion so far. The general consensus was that hadoop might drop jdk6
> support in 3.0, but keep it for 2.x releases (which makes sense for them).
>
> I would like us to come to a decision for 1.0, and document this in either
> outcome so that all 1.x releases can be validated against that decision.
>
> 1) Drop JDK6 support in 1.0 series:
>  - In this case, we will switch all jenkins builds of trunk (precommit as
> well) to jdk7. 0.98- builds might keep jdk6 and jdk7 builds.
>  - Trunk code can use JDK7 APIs.
>
> 2) NOT drop JDK6 support in 1.0
>  - Keep a jenkins build running on jdk6 with trunk running unit tests.
>  - Decide whether we can drop support in 2.x.
>
>
> In either case we document this in book (A JDK version x HBase version
> release matrix)
>
>
> [1]
>
> https://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/hadoop-common-dev/201404.mbox/%3CCABbyifM02nMVaRpARPqnSeJ8gb5x9WTTy8c18tAfr6Z4tQLy2g@mail.gmail.com%3E
>
> Enis
>

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