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From Shai Erera <ser...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Drop Java 5 support for trunk (Lucene 4.0)
Date Tue, 28 Jun 2011 03:17:29 GMT
+1

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 1:50 AM, Chris Hostetter
<hossman_lucene@fucit.org>wrote:

>
> +1
>
> : Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 19:38:08 +0200
> : From: Simon Willnauer <simon.willnauer@googlemail.com>
> : Reply-To: dev@lucene.apache.org, simon.willnauer@gmail.com
> : To: dev@lucene.apache.org
> : Subject: [VOTE] Drop Java 5 support for trunk (Lucene 4.0)
> :
> : This issue has been discussed on various occasions and lately on
> : LUCENE-3239 (https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LUCENE-3239)
> :
> : The main reasons for this have been discussed on the issue but let me
> : put them out here too:
> :
> : - Lack of testing on Jenkins with Java 5
> : - Java 5 end of lifetime is reached a long time ago so Java 5 is
> : totally unmaintained which means for us that bugs have to either be
> : hacked around, tests disabled, warnings placed, but some things simply
> : cannot be fixed... we cannot actually "support" something that is no
> : longer maintained: we do find JRE bugs
> : (http://wiki.apache.org/lucene-java/SunJavaBugs) and its important
> : that bugs actually get fixed: cannot do everything with hacks.\
> : - due to Java 5 we legitimate performance hits like 20% slower grouping
> speed.
> :
> : For reference please read through the issue mentioned above.
> :
> : A lot of the committers seem to be on the same page here to drop Java
> : 5 support so I am calling out an official vote.
> :
> : all Lucene 3.x releases will remain with Java 5 support this vote is
> : for trunk only.
> :
> :
> : Here is my +1
> :
> : Simon
> :
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> -Hoss
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