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From Tupshin Harper <tups...@tupshin.com>
Subject Re: Proposal: require Java7 for Cassandra 2.0
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2013 22:28:17 GMT
+1
On Feb 6, 2013 5:22 PM, "Jonathan Ellis" <jbellis@gmail.com> wrote:

> Java 6 EOL is this month.  Java 7 will be two years old when C* 2.0
> comes out (July).  Anecdotally, a bunch of people are running C* on
> Java7 with no issues, except for the Snappy-on-OS-X problem (which
> will be moot if LZ4 becomes our default, as looks likely).
>
> Upgrading to Java7 lets us take advantage of new (two year old)
> features as well as simplifying interoperability with other
> dependencies, e.g., Jetty's BlockingArrayQueue requires java7.
>
> Thoughts?
>
> --
> Jonathan Ellis
> Project Chair, Apache Cassandra
> co-founder, http://www.datastax.com
> @spyced
>

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