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From Robert Muir <rcm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Drop Java 5 support for trunk (Lucene 4.0)
Date Tue, 28 Jun 2011 14:48:04 GMT
+1!

but, who are you and what have you done with our generics policeman?! :)

On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 1:45 PM, Uwe Schindler <uwe@thetaphi.de> wrote:
> My +1 for trunk :-)
>
> I will change hudson scripts once this vote passes!
>
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> Uwe Schindler
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Simon Willnauer [mailto:simon.willnauer@googlemail.com]
>> Sent: Monday, June 27, 2011 7:38 PM
>> 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 we cannot actually "support" something that is no longer maintained: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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