My vote is "not to drop JDK 7 support", as Java EE7 requires the minimum
Java version being 7. If you remove the JDK7 support, this will have big
impact to the customer who are currently use JDK7.
Weld 3.x requires JDK 8, which is understandable.
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From: Matej Novotny <manovotn(a)redhat.com>
To: "John D. Ament" <john.d.ament(a)gmail.com>
Cc: J J SNYDER <j.j.snyder(a)oracle.com>, Weld
Date: 26/02/2018 13:05
Subject: Re: [weld-dev] To drop or not to drop JDK 7 support for
Sent by: weld-dev-bounces(a)lists.jboss.org
Valid point, it would definitely make sense to raise minor version in this
We are unsure if we will actually remove jdk 7 sipport, but at this point
any request for backport
or any attempt at support for newer java versions presents a considerable
pain because of JDK 7 support.
Therefore I concluded I will ask on this mail and see if it would be ok to
eventually remove the support.
----- Original Message -----
From: "John D. Ament" <john.d.ament(a)gmail.com>
To: "Matej Novotny" <manovotn(a)redhat.com>
Cc: "Weld" <weld-dev(a)lists.jboss.org>, "J J SNYDER"
Sent: Monday, February 26, 2018 1:38:39 PM
Subject: Re: [weld-dev] To drop or not to drop JDK 7 support for Weld
Seems weird to me that you would drop JDK support in a patch fix on
Seems more appropriate to keep 2.4.x on JDK 7, 2.5.x (if you ever
it) on JDK 8. 3.0.x already requires JDK 8.
On Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 7:18 AM Matej Novotny <manovotn(a)redhat.com>
> Hello everyone,
> as you probably know, Weld 2.4 (CDI 1.2 impl) currently supports even
> We are currently considering dropping this limitation and moving to
> as minimal version.
> >From what we know, some servers (such as WildFly) already require
> to even boot up so this limitation is pretty much pointless
> Therefore, please let us know if dropping JDK 7 support presents a
> for you or if you see any other reason for Weld 2.4 to stay JDK
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