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From Hervé BOUTEMY <herve.bout...@free.fr>
Subject Re: move maven core to java 7?
Date Sat, 07 Mar 2015 12:18:58 GMT
+1

Le samedi 7 mars 2015 13:09:35 Kristian Rosenvold a écrit :
> I deliberately kept the change in github to give the discussion a little
> time. Personally I dont really mind waiting, but I really believe we're
> wasting far too much energy on legacy java versions. It's not as if java6
> users dont have a working version. And they can pay people to backport
> stuff they need. This is just a small fraction of the cost of running on
> legacy versions if software, they should be used to it.
> 
> K
> 
> 7. mars 2015 12:05 skrev "Dennis Lundberg" <dennisl@apache.org>:
> > Hi Kristian,
> > 
> > Please note that I am not opposed to using Java 7 in the core. What I am
> > objecting to is the planning, or rather the lack of it.
> > 
> > We currently have core ready to be released on Java 6. Then just before it
> > is about to be released someone says, hey  lets switch Java version as
> > well. IMO that is something you should plan for before work is even
> > started
> > on the next release.
> > 
> > Then there is the agreement we made regarding Java versions and their EOL.
> > 
> > Switching to Java 7 before the release will mean that a fewer number of
> > users will be able to reap the benefits of the bugfixes and features in
> > Maven 3.3.0.
> > 
> > There is nothing stoping you from releasing 3.3.0 on Java 6 now, and 3.4.0
> > on Java 7 in a few weeks.
> > 
> > Weighing in all of this I don't see any reason to change the Java version
> > for 3.3.0.
> > Den 6 mar 2015 13:54 skrev "Kristian Rosenvold" <
> > 
> > kristian.rosenvold@gmail.com>:
> > > I already have the full jdk7 port in a branch in github, so that
> > 
> > assumption
> > 
> > > does not hold :)
> > > 
> > > Kristian
> > > 
> > > 2015-03-06 13:50 GMT+01:00 Dennis Lundberg <dennisl@apache.org>:
> > > > Hi,
> > > > 
> > > > If we are going to release 3.3.0 very soon, like this week or the
> > > > next, there won't be any time to start using Java 7 features in the
> > > > 3.3.0 release. Therefor I would prefer to go with Java 6 for 3.3.0 and
> > > > announce, in the 3.3.0 release notes, that the 3.3.x line is the last
> > > > line that will work with Java 6. Depending on what the core developers
> > > > want to focus on after the 3.3.0 release is done, the core can either
> > > > go 3.3.1-SNAPSHOT with Java 6 or 3.4.0-SNAPSHOT with Java 7. This
> > > > would also be consistent with our policy [1] for plugins/components
> > > > wanting to move to a higher major Java version, in that we should
> > > > release what we currently have in trunk before upgrading to a higher
> > > > major Java version.
> > > > 
> > > > My votes are:
> > > > -1 for Java 7 in 3.3.0
> > > > +1 for Java 7 in 3.4.0
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > [1] http://maven.apache.org/developers/java6.html
> > > > 
> > > > On Thu, Mar 5, 2015 at 1:19 PM, Igor Fedorenko <igor@ifedorenko.com>
> > > > 
> > > > wrote:
> > > > > With maven core version change to 3.3.0 on master, any objections
I
> > > > > change compile source/target to java 7?
> > > > > 
> > > > > --
> > > > > Regards,
> > > > > Igor
> > > > > 
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> > > > Dennis Lundberg
> > > > 
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