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From Sanne Grinovero <sanne.grinov...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Drop Java 5 support for trunk (Lucene 4.0)
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:04:01 GMT
+1

Sanne

2011/6/27 Michael McCandless <lucene@mikemccandless.com>:
> +1
>
> Mike McCandless
>
> http://blog.mikemccandless.com
>
> On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 1:38 PM, Simon Willnauer
> <simon.willnauer@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> 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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