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Re: java version for jlink plugin

Romain Manni-Bucau
Should we rediscuss moving to j8 as baseline?

Le mer. 19 févr. 2020 à 13:01, Elliotte Rusty Harold <[hidden email]> a
écrit :

> Java 7 is the version for most (all?)  of the Maven project. It would
> be a bit confusing to have a special exception for this. I'm also a
> bit worried compiling this plugin for Java 9 might cause problems when
> it's included in a pom.xml that also supports Java 7. E.g. some weird
> scenario where a build that doesn't actually use the jlink plugin
> nonetheless gets confused by trying to read its .class files or some
> such.
>
> Nothing concrete, and I may just be paranoid, but unless there's a
> clear reason we need to update the Java version to make this plugin
> work, I'd prefer to stick to Java 7.
>
> On Wed, Feb 19, 2020 at 2:59 AM Olivier Lamy <[hidden email]> wrote:
> >
> > yup it's only a cli generator/executor and this upgrade is not really
> > mandatory.
> > but it just doesn't make much sense for me to be java7 as the goal is to
> > execute a cli which is only available >=9 :)
> >
> >
> > On Wed, 19 Feb 2020 at 17:53, Romain Manni-Bucau <[hidden email]>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > If upgrading helps I dont see how it could hurt but I see it as a
> process
> > > executor so shouldnt be important, no?
> > >
> > > Le mer. 19 févr. 2020 à 08:39, Olivier Lamy <[hidden email]> a
> écrit :
> > >
> > > > Hi
> > > > I was looking at jlink plugin and trying it.
> > > > I'm using java11 and got issues because of this..
> > > > Easy fix is upgrading plexus-java version
> > > >
> > > > But I noticed java for jlink plugin is java7.
> > > > As jlink has been released with java9 I wonder if this java7 minimum
> > > really
> > > > makes sense?
> > > >
> > > > cheers
> > > > --
> > > > Olivier Lamy
> > > > http://twitter.com/olamy | http://linkedin.com/in/olamy
> > > >
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Olivier Lamy
> > http://twitter.com/olamy | http://linkedin.com/in/olamy
>
>
>
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> Elliotte Rusty Harold
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