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From Remko Popma <remko.po...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Java 9 support
Date Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:19:52 GMT
Sorry, no idea. A separate repo sounds cleaner, but I haven't spent as much
time as you thinking about this, so perhaps I'm wrong. It would be nice to
not require Java 9 unless you want to compile the StackWalker stuff...


On Thu, Mar 16, 2017 at 12:07 AM, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com>
wrote:

> I know how to implement the StackWalker code but I don’t quite know how to
> get it into the build. The main build needs to keep using Java 7 but of
> course the StackWalker stuff needs to be compiled with Java 9. Technically,
> I know how I could do that except I have no idea how it would work in
> Jenkins. It would also mean that everyone would be required to have Java 9
> installed in order to do the build.
>
> An alternate approach would be to have the Java 9 specific classes in a
> separate repo with its own build. It would have to be “released” but we
> really wouldn’t need or want to release those jars to Maven Central as they
> would only be needed in the Log4j build - the classes would be copied into
> the Log4j jar.
>
> If any of you know we can set a Jenkins variable to point to the latest
> Java 9 version that could solve the problem.
>
> Ralph
>
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