[hibernate-dev] ORM 5.1 vs compatibility with Java 6
steve at hibernate.org
Wed Feb 14 09:33:11 EST 2018
The only consistent way that is going to happen is to set it up on CI
On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 8:27 AM Sanne Grinovero <sanne at hibernate.org> wrote:
> Thanks for all feedback; I've opened:
> - https://hibernate.atlassian.net/browse/HHH-12295
> Please if you plan to make changes on branch 5.1 could you set
> JAVA6_HOME point to an actual JDK6: Animal Sniffer is helpful but it
> wil never be as good as testing with the real thing.
> On 13 February 2018 at 23:06, Gail Badner <gbadner at redhat.com> wrote:
> > Hi Sanne,
> > I didn't notice the failures either. I've been running it with JAVA6_HOME
> > pointing to jdk7, but I can't remember why I would have changed it to
> > It sounds like 5.1 branch will be a product branch for a while, so if
> > easy to make it compatible to JDK6, then I'd prefer to do that.
> > It looks like there are only 2 failures:
> > 1) an unused import for import java.util.Objects, which is easily
> > 2) ReflectHelper#JAVA_CONSTANT_PATTERN uses
> > java.util.regex.Pattern.UNICODE_CHARACTER_CLASS.
> > Vlad, is there some other flag that can be used that is compatible with
> > JDK6? If not, is there some other reasonable flag that we can use
> > Regards,
> > Gail
> > On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 9:24 AM, Sanne Grinovero <sanne at hibernate.org>
> > wrote:
> >> Is Hibernate ORM 5.1 still meant to be compatible with Java 6?
> >> The readme seems to promise that it should be, but it's not: I
> >> happened to try compiling it and it failed, as some recent changes are
> >> using JDK classes which have been introduced in 7.
> >> Turns out it builds fine for Andrea an Chris, as they don't have the
> >> JAVA6_HOME variable set: in this case the build will be lenient: log a
> >> warning and move on.
> >> I guess the same was done by all others on the team? CI is not
> >> checking this either.
> >> Wondering if you all feel like it's worth fixing branch 5.1, or if
> >> it's a dead branch anyway.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Sanne
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