Here's the Apache Bigtop JIRA thats leading the Java 7 effort for all
components in the Hadoop eco-system:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/BIGTOP-458. This may interest
On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:05 AM, Pavan Kulkarni <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> That was really helpful.
> @Robert: No I am just working on a research project, I am not checking the
> code into Hadoop.
> Thanks Radim and Robert.
> On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 3:49 PM, Robert Evans <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> Oracle is dropping java 6 support by the end of the year. So there is
>> likely to be a big shift to java 7 before then. Currently Hadoop
>> officially supports java 6 so unless there is an official change of
>> position you cannot use Java 7 specific APIs if you want to check your
>> code into Hadoop. Hadoop currently should work on 7, like Radim said, and
>> if you are building something on top of Hadoop it is fine, but if we are
>> dropping support for java 6 that will require some discussion on the
>> mailing lists.
>> --Bobby Evans
>> On 7/17/12 2:35 PM, "Radim Kolar" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>> >> I have to tweak a few classes and for this I needed few packages
>> >> are
>> >> only present in Java 7 like "java.nio.file" , So I was wondering If I
>> >> shift my
>> >> development environment of Hadoop to Java 7? Would this break anything ?
>> >openjdk 7 works, but nio async file access is slower then traditional.
> --With Regards
> Pavan Kulkarni