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From "Stian Soiland-Reyes (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (TAVERNA-867) Javadoc plugin causes Java 8 build issues
Date Mon, 01 Feb 2016 09:20:39 GMT

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Stian Soiland-Reyes commented on TAVERNA-867:
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Could we have a quick check for this in the README files before the next release?  Basically
it was raised during the 0.15.0 release of taverna-language that it claims it works with Java
7, but actually there's a javadoc setting for JDK8 that means it fails in Java 7.

While we could have retrofitted Java 7 support with profiles, I think TAVERNA-869 concluded
that we should just go for Java 8 now that Java 7 is almost a year after its End of Life.

> Javadoc plugin causes Java 8 build issues
> -----------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: TAVERNA-867
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/TAVERNA-867
>             Project: Apache Taverna
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: language 0.15.0
>            Reporter: Ian Dunlop
>            Assignee: Stian Soiland-Reyes
>            Priority: Minor
>
> To build with Java 8 the taverna-language pom had to add the maven javadoc plugin with
the param "-Xdoclint:none". This means that Java 7 cannot build unless you include -Dmaven.javadoc.skip=true.
However, Java 7 is now end of life so we need to ensure all docs are updated to point out
that Java 7 is not supported any more and to include the javadoc plugin in pom files if required.



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