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From Koert Kuipers <ko...@tresata.com>
Subject Re: No longer supporting Java 6, if? when?
Date Thu, 06 Nov 2014 17:54:27 GMT
when is java 6 dropped by the hadoop distros?

i am still aware of many clusters that are java 6 only at the moment.



On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 12:44 PM, Gwen Shapira <gshapira@cloudera.com> wrote:

> +1 for dropping Java 6
>
> On Thu, Nov 6, 2014 at 9:31 AM, Steven Schlansker <
> sschlansker@opentable.com
> > wrote:
>
> > Java 6 has been End of Life since Feb 2013.
> > Java 7 (and 8, but unfortunately that's too new still) has very
> compelling
> > features which can make development a lot easier.
> >
> > The sooner more projects drop Java 6 the better, in my opinion :)
> >
> > On Nov 5, 2014, at 7:45 PM, Worthy LaFollette <worthyl@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Mostly converted now to 1.7, this would be welcomed to get any new
> > > features.
> > >
> > > On Wed Nov 05 2014 at 7:32:55 PM Joe Stein <joe.stein@stealth.ly>
> wrote:
> > >
> > >> This has been coming up in a lot of projects and for other reasons
> too I
> > >> wanted to kick off the discussion about if/when we end support for
> Java
> > 6.
> > >> Besides any API we may want to use in >= 7 we also compile our
> binaries
> > for
> > >> 6 for release currently.
> > >>
> > >> /*******************************************
> > >> Joe Stein
> > >> Founder, Principal Consultant
> > >> Big Data Open Source Security LLC
> > >> http://www.stealth.ly
> > >> Twitter: @allthingshadoop <http://www.twitter.com/allthingshadoop>
> > >> ********************************************/
> > >>
> >
> >
>

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