The following JIRA should allow 0.94.7 to run on top of (Oracle) jdk7:
HBASE-8014 Backport HBASE-6915 to 0.94
As for why openjdk isn't officially supported, there might be historical
On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 11:52 AM, Tariq <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Hello Alok,
> I think this is because sun java is the industry standard when it
> comes to java. Most widely used and accepted by all. And it is more stable
> and fixed. As far as problems are concerned, I had faced some problem while
> using hadoop and hbase with java 7..and it had come when something that was
> using collections.sort() internally was being used (if I still remember it
> correctly). But I have never used openjdk with hadoop and hbase.
> But, let us wait for comments from the experts on this. That would be more
> informative and useful, as I am not a java or hbase expert.
> Alok Singh Mahor <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> >Hi all,
> >should I strictly use only oracle's java 6 only?
> >will I really face problem if I am using openjdk7?
> >if then then what type of problem I will face?
> >is/are anyone using openjdk? or tried that ?
> >and why Hbase is built on top of sun's java ? I guess openjdk exist
> >long back. should hbase not be on top of openjdk? if no what are
> >with openjdk?
> >what about can I use java 7 for current stable hbase ?
> >thanks and sorry for so many questions
> Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.