[hibernate-dev] Java 9: progress on compatibility

Sanne Grinovero sanne at hibernate.org
Sat Jun 11 13:47:26 EDT 2016

On 11 June 2016 at 18:25, Steve Ebersole <steve at hibernate.org> wrote:
> The ORM failure seems to be a Gradle/JDK9 issue.  Any idea about that?

Not sure, that's a new one :)
It could be related to https://issues.gradle.org/browse/GRADLE-3287 ?

Might be worth trying to upgrade to Gradle 2.12 .. I'm not at a
terminal at the moment, I could try later.

> On Fri, Jun 10, 2016, 4:39 PM Sanne Grinovero <sanne at hibernate.org> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> please try to have a look at this page when you have a moment:
>>  - http://ci.hibernate.org/view/JDK9/
>> Hibernate Search is working, and it shouldn't be too hard to get the
>> others "green" as well.
>> I've disabled some integration tests to get there, notably:
>>  - OSGi tests: Karaf is not ready for it.
>>  - Documentation build: Asciidoc will probably need an update.
>>  - WildFly integration tests: the WildFly team is aware, will need a
>> minor upgrade.
>> I don't believe these issues are relevant, so I'm satisfied that all
>> other tests working fine mean that the project will pretty much work
>> out of the box for end users - at worst their container won't work,
>> but that's not our responsibility to test for.
>> Could you all contribute a bit to get all projects show "green" on this
>> page?
>> Some "workarounds" you might want to apply:
>>  - the Logger interfaces won't compile because of a known issue, this
>> can be worked around for now by having the compilation phase also
>> explicitly depend on this artifact:
>> https://github.com/hibernate/hibernate-search/blob/master/pom.xml#L878-L883
>>  - you'll have a ClassNotFoundException on JAXB usage unless you set
>> this JVM flag:
>> https://github.com/hibernate/hibernate-search/blob/master/pom.xml#L1429
>> (This one is not a bug but will be required to be set by end users as
>> well - or we provide our own XML parser, that might be more user
>> friendly).
>> As far as I know, other issues with the build tools have been solved
>> already - including Gradle.
>> Thanks,
>> Sanne
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