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From Gintautas Grigelionis <g.grigelio...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Minimum Java runtime version for proposed upcoming Ivy release
Date Thu, 18 May 2017 20:41:08 GMT
Gradle does have an Ivy plugin which wraps Ivy 2.2.0

2017-05-18 11:26 GMT+02:00 Paul King <paulk@asert.com.au>:

> The current version of Groovy has 1.6 as the minimum but is our maintenance
> stream.
> The upcoming next version will require 1.7 and versions with 1.8 as the
> minimum are not too far away.
>
> Ant 1.9.x is still on Java5 but Ant 1.10.x requires Java 8.
>
> I don't think Gradle uses any Ivy classes any more.
>
> I'd recommend 1.7 since most active projects will be releasing on 1.7/1.8
> and then after a release, if all goes well activity-wise, I'd then bump the
> Ivy version and target 8.
>
> Cheers, Paul.
>
>
> On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 7:14 PM, Nicolas Lalevée <
> nicolas.lalevee@hibnet.org
> > wrote:
>
> > I think that upgrading the requirement on the JDK is a good idea, because
> > at least us, the maintainers, need at some point to be able to test it if
> > there is an issue with that minimum JDK.
> >
> > One thing to consider is which JDK is being required in the environment
> > Ivy is being used: Ant, Gradle, SBT, Eclipse, Intellij… We shouldn’t
> > require too high.
> >
> > Nicolas
> >
> > > Le 18 mai 2017 à 10:58, J Pai <jai.forums2013@gmail.com> a écrit :
> > >
> > > Now that the plan seems to be to release 2.5.x of Ivy, would it be fine
> > if we mandate the _minimum_ Java runtime version to be something higher
> > than Java 5 that’s currently supported for 2.4.x
> > http://ant.apache.org/ivy/history/latest-milestone/compatibility.html.
> > >
> > > Given that Java 6 itself has long been EOLed, I’m not sure whether we
> > should consider that as minimum supported version or something higher.
> Any
> > thoughts?
> > >
> > > Things will be a bit more easy to develop and test once we finalize on
> > the Java version.
> > >
> > > -Jaikiran
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