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From Jörg Schaible <joerg.schai...@gmx.de>
Subject Re: Move plexus dependencies to java 1.5 (Important!)
Date Thu, 09 Jun 2011 17:15:26 GMT
Stephen Connolly wrote:

> Will this affect toolchains from using the older javac and running
> tests with older jvms?
> 
> toolchains is the recommended way to compile with older java versions
> and run tests with older java versions...
> 
> I see no reason, as long as toolchains based invoking of older java
> versions is not affected, with moving our runtime requirement up to
> java 1.5

+1

> 
> -Stephen
> 
> On 9 June 2011 10:30, Kristian Rosenvold <kristian.rosenvold@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I'd like to gradually start migrating some of these to java 1.5. Doing
>> so will effectively prevent any java 1.4 clients from upgrading.
>>
>> It's my opinion that this move will effectively be the end of java all
>> 1.4 support. (The surefire fork is the only "declared" java 1.3/1.4 (!)
>> support left that I am aware of but this part of surefire does not have
>> any plexus dependencies, and I think even that might go eventually.)
>>
>> Since these projects are technically not ASF, this is not a vote as
>> such. But it's definitely time to speak up on 1.4 support if you have
>> opinions.
>>
>>
>> Kristian
>>
>>
>>
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