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From Siddharth Seth <ss...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Drop support for Java7 in master branch
Date Tue, 28 Feb 2017 18:49:24 GMT
+1

On Mon, Feb 27, 2017 at 8:54 PM, Thejas Nair <thejas.nair@gmail.com> wrote:

> There was a [DISCUSS] thread on the topic of moving to jdk8 for unit tests
> [1], and many people also expressed the opinion that we should drop JDK 7
> support in Hive. Public updates by Oracle was stopped on Apr 2015 [2].
>
> This vote thread proposes to dropping JDK 7 support in the next Apache Hive
> 2.x release (ie master branch), so that we can start leveraging new
> features in Java 8 and also libraries that require java8.
>
> [1] https://s.apache.org/hive-jdk8-test
> [2] http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/eol-135779.html
>
> Here is my +1.
>
> Vote ends in 72 hours.
> Thanks,
> Thejas
>
> PS: I think this would fall under "Code change" under Hive-bylaws, so it
> doesn't seem to really require a formal vote thread. But I think this does
> merit wider attention than a jira ticket.
>

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