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From Ted Yu <yuzhih...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: jdk 1.7 & trunk
Date Thu, 26 Jun 2014 15:51:02 GMT
bq. -1 on dropping JDK6 support for anything earlier

I am with J-D and Lars

Cheers


On Thu, Jun 26, 2014 at 8:06 AM, lars hofhansl <larsh@apache.org> wrote:

> +1 on moving to JDK7 only for 1.0+
> -1 on dropping JDK6 support for anything earlier (i.e. 0.98, 0.96, 0.94).
>
> If there are issues with JDK6 in 0.98 already that would be a major bug
> that we need to fix, IMHO.
>
>
> -- Lars
>
>
>
> ________________________________
>  From: Enis Söztutar <enis@apache.org>
> To: "dev@hbase.apache.org" <dev@hbase.apache.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, June 25, 2014 12:53 PM
> Subject: Re: jdk 1.7 & trunk
>
>
> My vote will be
>
> 1) Not drop support in JDK6 in 0.98.x series as per above.
>
> 2) Drop support to JDK6 in 1.x series.
>
> Also see recent jira: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-11102
>
> Enis
>
>
>
>
>
> On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 12:13 PM, Stack <stack@duboce.net> wrote:
>
> > 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.
> > >
> > >
> > This is good by me.
> >
> >
> >
> > > And it implies; we may start to use 1.7 specific features.
> > >
> > >
> > Are there explicitly 1.7 features we want to make use of?  Looking at
> this
> > list, we might be able to do without:
> >
> >
> http://marxsoftware.blogspot.com/2011/03/jdk-7-new-interfaces-classes-enums-and.html
> >  Unless distinct advantage to be had, suggest we avoid breaking our being
> > able to run on 1.6. 1.0 hbase will be out in a world that is hadoop
> > 2.3.x-2.5.x  These do not preclude running on 1.6.
> >
> >
> >
> > > With this definition:
> > > 1) Do we drop support for JDK6 in .98
> > >
> >
> > No.  Not over a point release I'd say.
> >
> >
> >
> > > 2) Do we drop support for JDK6 in 1.0
> > >
> > >
> > Thinking on it, I'd say yes.  1.6 is EOL.  1.7 makes you faster.  Caveat
> > suggestion above that we try and avoid gratuitously breaking 1.6.
> >
> >
> > > 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.
> > >
> >
> > We can vote.  Could also just decide.
> >
> > St.Ack
> >
>

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