How do we go about setting up builds on jdk7? Couldn't figure out how to
do it on Jenkins, so I'm assuming it either requires PMC or Infra?
On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 10:43 AM, Santhosh M S <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> Resurrecting an old thread - now that JDK 6 is EOL should we switch over
> to JDK 7 across the board?
> From: Eli Collins <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 31, 2012 6:19 PM
> Subject: Re: Java 7 and Hadoop
> We should officially support it in Hadoop (one piece of BIGTOP-458
> which is for supporting it across the whole stack).
> Now that HADOOP-8370 (fixes native compilation) is in the full tarball
> should work. A good next step would be updating JAVA_HOME on one of
> the Hadoop jenkins jobs to use jdk7.
> On Tue, Jul 31, 2012 at 9:17 AM, Thomas Graves <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > I've seen more and more people using java 7. We are also planning to
> > to java 7 due to the eol of java 6 that Scott referenced.
> > What are folks thoughts on making it officially supported by Hadoop? Is
> > there a process for this or is it simply updating the wiki Eli mentioned
> > after sufficient testing?
> > Thanks,
> > Tom
> > On 4/26/12 4:25 PM, "Eli Collins" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >> Hey Scott,
> >> Nice. Please update this page with your experience when you get a
> >> http://wiki.apache.org/hadoop/HadoopJavaVersions
> >> Thanks,
> >> Eli
> >> On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 2:03 PM, Scott Carey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> >>> Java 7 update 4 has been released. It is even available for MacOS X
> >>> Oracle:
> >>> 1156.html
> >>> Java 6 will reach end of life in about 6 months. After that point,
> >>> will be no more public updates from Oracle for Java 6, even security
> >>> https://blogs.oracle.com/henrik/entry/updated_java_6_eol_date
> >>> You can of course pay them for updates or build your own OpenJDK.
> >>> The entire Hadoop ecosystem needs to test against Java 7 JDKs this
> year. I
> >>> will be testing some small clusters of ours with JDK 7 in about a
> month, and
> >>> my internal projects will start using Java 7 features shortly after.
> >>> See the JDK roadmap:
> >>> https://blogs.oracle.com/java/entry/moving_java_forward_java_strategy