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Re: Java 7 and Hadoop
On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 2:03 PM, Scott Carey <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Java 7 update 4 has been released.  It is even available for MacOS X from Oracle:
> http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/downloads/jdk-7u4-downloads-1591156.html
> Java 6 will reach end of life in about 6 months.   After that point, there will be no more public updates from Oracle for Java 6, even security updates.
> 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.

Forgot to mention, Apache Bigtop has started an effort here (see BIGTOP-458).