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From Achim Nierbeck <bcanh...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: Switch to Java 1.6?
Date Thu, 13 Jan 2011 20:42:15 GMT
Since there is so much new, and so good improvements with 2.2
I don't see anything speaking against it :)


> I think we've agreed that Karaf 3.x would support JDK 1.6 only.
> Now, I'm wondering if we should rename 2.2 into 3.0 ;-)
> Thoughts ?
>
>
> 2011/1/4 Ɓukasz Dywicki <luke@code-house.org>
>
>> 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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