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From Jean-Daniel Cryans <jdcry...@apache.org>
Subject Re: jdk 1.7 & trunk
Date Wed, 25 Jun 2014 18:54:27 GMT
On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 11:48 AM, Nicolas Liochon <nkeywal@gmail.com> wrote:

> Ok Enis I like the definition you put in the thread.
>
> Dropping support explicitly means that we stop building against
> JDK6 in jenkins, and won't try to fix issues if they are jdk6 only. Release
> testing and unit tests are done on jdk7.
>
> And it implies; we may start to use 1.7 specific features.
>
> With this definition:
> 1) Do we drop support for JDK6 in .98
>

That's an easy -1, it would mean that you'd need to upgrade Java in order
to get HBase bug fixes :)


> 2) Do we drop support for JDK6 in 1.0
>
> Does anyone think we need to discuss this or can we start a vote on this?
> If there is no objection I will start the vote thread in an hour or two.
>
> Cheers,
>
> N.
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 8:14 PM, Enis Söztutar <enis.soz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > See the thread:
> >
> >
> >
> https://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/hbase-dev/201404.mbox/%3CCAMUu0w_KgwTLWkTc3W85H4yYuDSaEn=Ncf7ziRhhMZ=HFOdyXw@mail.gmail.com%3E
> >
> > There was no conclusion in that thread. But it should be ok to start a
> VOTE
> > I guess.
> >
> > Enis
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 10:29 AM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Er, I mean no user should be running on a runtime less than 7, they are
> > all
> > > EOL...
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 10:28 AM, Andrew Purtell <apurtell@apache.org>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > >
> > > > On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 9:15 AM, Nicolas Liochon <nkeywal@gmail.com>
> > > > wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> Should we be 1.7 only for trunk / 1.0?
> > > >> This would mean using the 1.7 features.
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > > I think this is prudent. Hadoop common is having a similar discussion
> > and
> > > > I think converging on consensus that they would be ok with their
> trunk
> > > > including features only available in 7.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >> What about .98?
> > > >>
> > > >
> > > > ​I don't think this is an option, because although no user should be
> > > > running with a 7 runtime (and in fact performance conscious users
> > should
> > > be
> > > > looking hard at 8), vendors will still have to support customers on
> 6.
> > ​
> > > >
> > > > --
> > > > Best regards,
> > > >
> > > >    - Andy
> > > >
> > > > Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet
> > Hein
> > > > (via Tom White)
> > > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Best regards,
> > >
> > >    - Andy
> > >
> > > Problems worthy of attack prove their worth by hitting back. - Piet
> Hein
> > > (via Tom White)
> > >
> >
>

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