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From Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: Java 8/Java 7 end of life
Date Tue, 10 Mar 2015 15:49:54 GMT
TomEE uses trunk builds.
2.3.x is not really used anymore.
Guess we should really establish a more feature driven release policy. Currently it is really
product driven. This is fine for 2.2.x but I think this doesn’t scale well for future releases.

LieGrue,
strub


> Am 10.03.2015 um 14:40 schrieb Rick Curtis <curtisr7@gmail.com>:
> 
> I don't think my previous comment was entirely correct.
> 
>> OpenJPA 2.3.x and trunk should be functional with java8, but I don't
> think you can build OpenJPA with java8.
> Java 8 works with 2.2.x and trunk. I can't say for certain about the 2.3.x
> branch... that is maintained by the TomEE folks and I can't recall which
> changes they did / didn't pull in to support Java 8.
> 
> Thanks,
> Rick
> 
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 3:31 AM, Henno Vermeulen <henno@huizemolenaar.nl>
> wrote:
> 
>> 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 to possible future security issues due to using an outdated VM.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*
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> *Rick Curtis*
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> *Rick Curtis*


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