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From Jarek Jarcec Cecho <jar...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Dropping support for JDK6
Date Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:30:26 GMT
It seems that nobody has objected, so I’ll go ahead and start making the changes.

Thanks for the support!

Jarcec

> On Jul 29, 2015, at 7:50 AM, Jarek Jarcec Cecho <jarcec@apache.org> wrote:
> 
> Wow that’s an overwhelming support :)
> 
> I’ll keep the email thread open for few days to give possibility to others to chime
in.
> 
> Jarcec
> 
>> On Jul 28, 2015, at 8:36 PM, Xu, Qian A <qian.a.xu@intel.com> wrote:
>> 
>> +1
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Zhou, Richard [mailto:richard.zhou@intel.com] 
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 9:31 AM
>> To: dev@sqoop.apache.org
>> Subject: RE: Dropping support for JDK6
>> 
>> +1
>> 
>> 
>> Regards
>> Richard
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Abraham Elmahrek [mailto:abe@cloudera.com]
>> Sent: Wednesday, July 29, 2015 5:07 AM
>> To: dev@sqoop.apache.org
>> Subject: Re: Dropping support for JDK6
>> 
>> +1
>> 
>> On Tue, Jul 28, 2015 at 9:00 AM, Venkat Ranganathan < vranganathan@hortonworks.com>
wrote:
>> 
>>> +1
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> On 7/28/15, 8:24 AM, "Jarek Jarcec Cecho" <jarcec@gmail.com on behalf 
>>> of jarcec@apache.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi All,
>>>> JDK6 has been officially put end of life by Oracle more then 2 years 
>>>> ago
>>> (February 2013). Other projects in Hadoop ecosystems have already 
>>> dropped
>>> JDK6 support - for example Hadoop [1], HBase [2] or Pig[3] and hence I 
>>> would like to kick off discussion to do the same in Sqoop as well.
>>>> 
>>>> What exactly that would mean for our users:
>>>> * User would need to use at least JDK7 on the runtime - we’re 
>>>> spawning
>>> mapreduce job, so entire cluster would have to be running on at least
>>> JDK7
>>>> 
>>>> What would that mean for Sqoop developers:
>>>> * We would change our build scripts to use -source and -target 1.7 
>>>> [4]
>>> preventing the compilation with JDK6
>>>> * We could use JDK7 specific language features in the source code [5]
>>>> 
>>>> What do you think?
>>>> 
>>>> Jarcec
>>>> 
>>>> Links:
>>>> 1: http://markmail.org/thread/ytisa4w73ym4ee65
>>>> 2: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HBASE-11666
>>>> 3: http://markmail.org/message/4pdyv22bimh5ae7n
>>>> 4:
>>> http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/technotes/tools/windows/javac.htm
>>> l
>>>> 5:
>>> http://docs.oracle.com/javase/7/docs/technotes/guides/language/enhance
>>> ments.html
>>> 
> 


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