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From Enrico Olivelli <eolive...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Java version (Oracle - OpenJDK) support
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2018 14:15:57 GMT
Il mer 12 set 2018, 11:37 Norbert Kalmar <nkalmar@cloudera.com.invalid> ha
scritto:

> Thanks Enrico!
>
> Agree, as I mentioned, only JDK8 and 11 should be tested on 3.4 and other
> branches as well.
>
> I checked the Kerby problems, 3.4 does not have Kerby, it uses Apache
> directory server.
> Maybe we should introduce also introduce Kerby on 3.4? Or just try to fix
> the problems with directory server.
>

Directory Server supports jdk6 and Kerby not.
If wr drop JDK6 we  can switch to Kerby

Enrico



> Regards,
> Norbert
>
> On Wed, Sep 12, 2018 at 11:22 AM Enrico Olivelli <eolivelli@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Il giorno mer 12 set 2018 alle ore 11:04 Norbert Kalmar
> > <nkalmar@cloudera.com.invalid> ha scritto:
> >
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Oracle8 will have it's support end in January. They changed there
> release
> > > drastically.
> > > A good article on that:
> > > https://dev.karakun.com/java/2018/06/25/java-releases.html
> > >
> > > Long story short: From January, no Oracle JDK version can be used in
> PROD
> > > environment without a license. End every release, even LTS (next one is
> > > version 11) will only have a 6 month public update period.
> > >
> > > We should also decide on the supported versions of Java.
> > >
> > > My opinion: We should make sure ZK is compatible with Oracle 8 and 11,
> > and
> > > also openJDK 8 and 11.
> > >
> > > But after that, every 6 month, there will be a new Oracle Java version
> > > which we should support.
> > >
> > > What do you think? What version to support? What about 3.4 now that 3.5
> > is
> > > getting close to stable? (I think fix 3.4 on Oracle 11 and that's it -
> > 3.5
> > > stable should be out by the time 12 comes out).
> > >
> >
> > As far as I know ZK is running fine on JDK11, even 3.4.
> > We have a problem with Kerberos tests on 3.4, but we can fix them.
> >
> >
> > I can add that as far as I know there will not be any 'Oracle JDK 12" GA,
> > but only OpenJDK will be released to GA from Oracle
> >
> >
> > >
> > > Once we have an agreement, we should create jira's to fix Java11
> > problems.
> > >
> >
> > Ok to me
> >
> > We can consider also dropping support for JDK6 on 3.4 branch, this is
> > actually the problem
> >
> > Enrico
> >
> >
> > > Regards,
> > > Norbert
> > >
> >
>
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-- Enrico Olivelli

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