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From Henno Vermeulen <he...@huizemolenaar.nl>
Subject RE: Java 8/Java 7 end of life
Date Tue, 10 Mar 2015 08:31:09 GMT
Hal Hildebrand wrote:
> I can certainly confirm that OpenJPA runs on java 8.  And even 
> compiles when using source 1.7, target 1.7.

Thank you Hal, that is some very useful information! It gives a solution to possible future
security issues due to using an outdated VM.

(I already tried using the released version 2.3.0 of OpenJPA with Java 8. Compiling works
ok but enhancing the entities failed with some error message.) 

Henno


-----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
Van: Rick Curtis [mailto:curtisr7@gmail.com] 
Verzonden: maandag 9 maart 2015 19:30
Aan: users
Onderwerp: Re: Java 8/Java 7 end of life

Hal -

What are you seeing for problems? We've done some amount of testing Entity enhancement when
using java 8 language features.

Thanks,
Rick

On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 10:46 AM, Hal Hildebrand <hal.hildebrand@me.com>
wrote:

> No.
>
> > On Mar 9, 2015, at 8:44 AM, Boblitz John <john.boblitz@bertschi.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > Does the Byte Code Enhancement work when compiled for 1.8?
> >
> > Thanks & Regards,
> >
> > John Boblitz
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Hal Hildebrand [mailto:hal.hildebrand@me.com]
> >> Sent: Montag, 9. März 2015 16:21
> >> To: users@openjpa.apache.org
> >> Subject: Re: Java 8/Java 7 end of life
> >>
> >> I can certainly confirm that OpenJPA runs on java 8.  And even 
> >> compiles when using source 1.7, target 1.7.  Byte code enhancement 
> >> works fine on
> the
> >> code when compiled in that fashion.
> >>
> >>> On Mar 9, 2015, at 6:06 AM, Rick Curtis <curtisr7@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>> OpenJPA 2.3.x and trunk should be functional with java8, but I 
> >>> don't think you can build OpenJPA with java8.
> >>>
> >>> On Mon, Mar 9, 2015 at 3:52 AM, Henno Vermeulen 
> >>> <henno@huizemolenaar.nl>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hello,
> >>>>
> >>>> AFAIK, OpenJPA still doesn't work with Java 8. Are there any 
> >>>> plans of fixing this soon? Perhaps OpenJPA committers could give 
> >>>> this some more priority?
> >>>>
> >>>> Oracle public support for Java 7 will end after April this year, 
> >>>> see http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/eol-135779.html
> >>>> If I understand well, this means that security issues in Oracle's 
> >>>> Java 7 runtime will no longer be fixed so that an application 
> >>>> using OpenJPA on Java 7 will become more and more vulnerable over time.
> >>>>
> >>>> The ticket for Java 8 was last updated in October 2014:
> >>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/OPENJPA-2386
> >>>>
> >>>> Regards,
> >>>> Henno Vermeulen
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> *Rick Curtis*
> >
>
>


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*Rick Curtis*

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