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Re: [libvirt] Can I request a new release of libvirt-java?



On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 10:09:36AM +0200, Wido den Hollander wrote:
> On 09/17/2013 09:23 AM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 09:04:46AM +0200, Wido den Hollander wrote:
> >>On 09/16/2013 07:58 AM, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >>>   Raising this due to maven
> >>>
> >>>On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 05:26:24PM +0800, Daniel Veillard wrote:
> >>>>On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 11:13:53AM +0200, Wido den Hollander wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>[...]
> >>>>
> >>>>   Indeed that was the problem, I just commited the fix, thanks !
> >>>
> >>
> >>Somewhat related to this: It seems you have compiled with Java 7
> >>causing the bindings not to work with Java 6.
> >>
> >>A lot of users are still running Java 6 on their systems.
> >>
> >>You could do this with in build.xml:
> >>
> >><javac target="1.6" .../>
> >>
> >>Or something like:
> >>
> >><property name="javac.target" value="1.6" />
> >>..
> >><javac target="${javac.target}" .../>
> >>
> >>Java 6 is still around and I think it should be supported for older
> >>platforms.
> >
> >   I just compiled with the java available in my system (fedora 19).
> >Do one really need to release for every version of java potentially
> >using libvirt-java ?
> >Can't they just rebuild locally too ?
> >
> 
> Sure, but if the code in libvirt.org/maven2 is Java 1.7 systems
> building with Maven and using Java 1.6 can't use it.
> 
> There is no special code in libvirt-java which requires Java 1.7 to operate.
> 
> By setting the source and target version to 1.6 the code will run on
> at least 1.6, but will work just fine on 1.7 systems.
> 
> It's mainly a compatibility thing.

  Okay, let's just assume i know absolutely nothing about Java use in
  practice :-)

> >   I take patches :-) as build.xml is in git
> >
> 
> Just sent a patch :)

  ACK'ed i think you can push, right ?

Daniel

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