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From Chris Rohr <rohr.ch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Recent Change to Jetty Version
Date Sat, 08 Nov 2014 12:48:47 GMT
Andrew and I spoke a little about this yesterday and agreed with you Tim.
Andrew said he would try to downgrade to Jetty 8 for 0.2.4 and he thinks
Jetty 8 still has what we needed to secure the console.

Chris
On Fri, Nov 7, 2014 at 10:41 AM Tim Williams <williamstw@gmail.com> wrote:

> It's something we've not talked about I guess but I think it'd be good
> to commit to compatibility within minor versions; allowing breakage on
> majors... which would mean backing jetty down now, and explicitly say
> that the 0.3.x line will be >= Java 7...
>
> --tim
>
> On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 2:50 PM, Andrew <andrew.va@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Java 6 was introduced in Dec 2006, Oracle declared it end of life in
> > February 2013.
> > Java 7 was introduced in July 2011.
> > Java 8 was introduced in March 2014.
> >
> > Based on this, I suggest that we remove compatibility with Java 6.
> >
> > However, if we want to maintain compatibility, I could look at
> downgrading
> > back to Jetty 8 (which would still be much better than the Jetty 6 that
> > comes with hadoop)
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 5, 2014 at 9:18 PM, Aaron McCurry <amccurry@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> >> So Andrew was nice enough to cleanup all of our pom files and update
> Jetty
> >> so that the console could make use of a newer version of Jetty for
> variety
> >> of reasons.  However I believe that Jetty 9.x relies on Java 7, and this
> >> breaks our backwards compatibility with Java 6.
> >>
> >> Below is the error that Jenkins is reporting when building with Java 6.
> >>
> >>
> >> https://builds.apache.org/job/Blur-master-jdk6/org.apache.
> blur$blur-console/855/testReport/junit/org.apache.blur.console.util/
> NodeUtilTest/testGetControllerStatus/
> >>
> >> I wanted to get some thoughts on this issue how we should handle it now
> and
> >> going forward how to deal with newer libraries.  Basically when are we
> >> going to cutoff support for Java 6?
> >>
> >> Aaron
> >>
>

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