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From Edward Capriolo <edlinuxg...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Proposal: require Java7 for Cassandra 2.0
Date Fri, 08 Feb 2013 00:24:53 GMT
Counter proposal java 8 and closures. Jk
On Thursday, February 7, 2013, Carl Yeksigian <carl@yeksigian.com> wrote:
> +1
>
>
> On Wed, Feb 6, 2013 at 5:21 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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