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From Mark Struberg <strub...@yahoo.de>
Subject Re: Is OpenJPA 2.4.0 is released or not
Date Wed, 30 Sep 2015 14:55:29 GMT
working on this now.
Will keep you updated.

LieGrue,
strub


> Am 21.09.2015 um 23:06 schrieb Talden <talden@gmail.com>:
> 
> The OpenJPA pages on apache.org (http://openjpa.apache.org/) are the
> obvious standouts.
> 
> They still suggest the latest stable is 2.3.0 and say things like "The
> upcoming 2.4 release (trunk) is based off of the 2.3.x branch and will
> contain some additional features (TBD)"
> 
> --
> Aaron Scott-Boddendijk
> 
> On Tue, Sep 22, 2015 at 2:24 AM, Mark Struberg <struberg@yahoo.de> wrote:
> 
>> It is officially released. Maybe I/we forgot to update some site still?
>> 
>> Just point me to the page you are missing something on and I gonna fix it.
>> 
>> txs and LieGrue,
>> strub
>> 
>> 
>>> Am 21.09.2015 um 09:44 schrieb Henno Vermeulen <henno@huizemolenaar.nl>:
>>> 
>>> The documentation does list 2.4.0 as a release so I think they just
>> forgot to update the downloads page!
>>> I'm no OpenJPA committer, perhaps they can give the "official" answer,
>> but here's our practical answer:
>>> 
>>> We are using OpenJPA for a few years now. I can confirm from our
>> experience that the enhancer for OpenJPA 2.3.0 is not able to enhance
>> classes that are compiled with Java 8. It should be possible to compile
>> with Java 7 and use a Java 8 runtime, but we haven't tried this.
>>> 
>>> We have been using 2.4.0 with Java 7 in production (around 20 users) for
>> quite a few months. We have very thorough tests that use OpenJPA and the
>> actual database. All of them were passing on 2.3.0 and Java 7 and are now
>> passing on 2.4.0 with either Java 7 or 8, so for us there are no new bugs
>> in 2.4.0 on top of Java 8.
>>> 
>>> We actually started using Java 8 in production since this weekend, due
>> to extensive testing I'm confident everything works fine. I can't yet say
>> whether lambdas inside entities are working correctly, but I don't see why
>> they shouldn't.
>>> 
>>> In short: I would say it's safe to use OpenJPA 2.4.0 and it won't be a
>> barrier to adopt Java 8.
>>> If you encounter other barriers for Java 8 adoption, consider compiling
>> with Java 7 but running with a recent Java 8 JRE.
>>> 
>>> Henno Vermeulen
>>> 
>>> -----Oorspronkelijk bericht-----
>>> Van: Talden [mailto:talden@gmail.com]
>>> Verzonden: vrijdag 18 september 2015 5:00
>>> Aan: users@openjpa.apache.org
>>> Onderwerp: Is OpenJPA 2.4.0 is released or not
>>> 
>>> OpenJPA 2.4.0 appears to be available on MavenCentral (Dated 2015-04-20)
>>> 
>>> 
>> http://search.maven.org/#artifactdetails|org.apache.openjpa|openjpa|2.4.0|bundle
>>> 
>>> In mailing list archives there's a call to vote (With votes up to
>>> 2015-04-24)
>>> 
>>> 
>> http://openjpa.208410.n2.nabble.com/VOTE-Release-Apache-OpenJPA-2-4-0-tt7587965.html#none
>>> 
>>> But on the OpenJPA apache site the releases include only 2.3.0
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Is 2.4.0 officially released?
>>> 
>>> Is the April 20th 2015 artefact in Maven Central (that pre-dates the
>> vote) a safe and valid build for production purposes?
>>> 
>>> Am I correct that this version is required to enhance classes in a Java8
>> runtime? A Java8 migration is highly desirable but wonder if OpenJPA will
>> be a barrier.
>>> 
>>> If 2.4.0 was not officially released, is there a release coming?
>>> 
>>> --
>>> Aaron Scott-Boddendijk
>> 
>> 


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