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From Jean-Baptiste Onofré ...@nanthrax.net>
Subject Re: Switch to Java 1.6?
Date Thu, 06 Jan 2011 07:32:39 GMT
For the Karaf 2.x, I think that it's clear that we need to be JDK 1.5 
compatible.

On the other hand, for Karaf 3.x, no problem at all, +1 to be only JDK 
1.6 compliant.

Regards
JB

On 01/04/2011 11:08 PM, Łukasz Dywicki wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> Some time ago I created issue KARAF-328 which is sticky card about JVM
> version policy.
>
>
>
> Now I am a bit confused because I would like get rid XML parsing from
> feature service and switch it to JAXB while working on KARAF-53. I know that
> build is made on JVM 1.5 and this change will broke capability with older
> virtual machines. I wouldn't force anyone to upgrade but moving to new JVM
> version can simplify our life a bit. :-)
>
>
>
> Note that CXF, ActiveMQ and Camel works with Java 1.5. We have JRE 1.5 and
> JRE 1.6 profiles in jre.properties. From my point of view it is not a
> problem to stay with 1.5 but if it make sense to stay with version which is
> supported only if you pay Oracle for? As another note - JVM 1.5 was released
> in May 2004 and it is 6 year old. What do you think about that?
>
>
>
> Best regards,
>
> Lukasz
>
>

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