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From Andreas Pieber <anpie...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Switch to Java 1.6?
Date Wed, 05 Jan 2011 02:57:35 GMT
Actually I think we should name it karaf-2.x.x, but otherwise yes. At
least I would prefer this solution compared to a jdk6-branch since
3.0.0 will allow us more freedom from a logical point of view (IMHO)

kind regards,
andreas

2011/1/5 Jamie G. <jamie.goodyear@gmail.com>:
> So just to be clear, you are proposing we branch our current mainline
> to 2.2.x and then have main become 3.0.x (which will JDK 1.6 going
> forward)?
>
>
> 2011/1/4 Andreas Pieber <anpieber@gmail.com>:
>> The problem is that in industry still many ppl use jdk1.5. What I
>> would like is to branch off karaf-2.x.x and update karafs version to
>> 3.0.0 in trunk. I think the mainlines we'll be identical enough to
>> support both versions easily for at least another year or two (by
>> simply cherry-picking commits from trunk to 2.2.x) and simply do not
>> implement all features on both branches (e.g. KARAF-53 for 3.x.x
>> only).
>>
>> kind regards,
>> andreas
>>
>> 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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