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From Chris Male <gento...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Drop Java 5 support for trunk (Lucene 4.0)
Date Mon, 27 Jun 2011 22:10:35 GMT
+1

On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 10:04 AM, Sanne Grinovero <sanne.grinovero@gmail.com
> wrote:

> +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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Chris Male | Software Developer | JTeam BV.| www.jteam.nl

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