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From Simon Willnauer <simon.willna...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Drop Java 5 support for trunk (Lucene 4.0)
Date Wed, 29 Jun 2011 20:36:55 GMT
I think this vote has passed. Let's move to 1.6!
Uwe can you update Jenkins?

Simon

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 11:30 PM, DM Smith <dmsmith555@gmail.com> wrote:
> +1 from old-stick-in-the-mud, whose vote does not count :)
>
> BTW, today Apple released Java 1.5.0_30. So while Oracle has not supplied
> security updates or bug fixes to 1.5 since Nov 2009, except to premier
> customers, Apple is still actively supporting it for OS X 10.5, Leopard.
>
> On 06/28/2011 10:48 AM, Robert Muir wrote:
>>
>> +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!
>>>
>>> -----
>>> Uwe Schindler
>>> H.-H.-Meier-Allee 63, D-28213 Bremen
>>> http://www.thetaphi.de
>>> eMail: uwe@thetaphi.de
>>>
>>>
>>>> -----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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