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From Shalin Shekhar Mangar <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Move to Java 7 in Lucene/Solr 4.8, use Java 8 in trunk (once officially released)
Date Sun, 09 Mar 2014 05:12:12 GMT
On Sat, Mar 8, 2014 at 9:47 PM, Uwe Schindler <> wrote:
> [.] Move Lucene/Solr 4.8 (means branch_4x) to Java 7 and backport all Java 7-related
issues (FileChannel improvements, diamond operator,...).


> [.] Move Lucene/Solr trunk to Java 8 and allow closures in source code. This would make
some APIs much nicer. Our infrastructure mostly supports this, only ECJ Javadoc linting is
not yet possible, but forbidden-apis supports Java 8 with all its crazy new stuff.


I think it is too early. Unfortunately organizations don't move as
fast as us in these things. Let us have this vote when we actually
want to release 5.0.

Shalin Shekhar Mangar.

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