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Upgrade to Java 7

Description

JDK 6 will reach the end of extended support in December 2018, you can read https://www.oracle.com/technetwork/java/javase/eol-135779.html for details.

As a result, set the minimum required Java version for Codehaus Cargo to Java 7:

  • Update Maven build settings

  • Update code style with the features introduced in Java 7

  • Update documentation

  • Update CI

    • Perhaps add Java 11 as that version is also LTS

    • Adding Java 11 means some of the integration tests (Daemon for example) will need to be updated so they use different container versions: org.apache.jasper.JasperException: PWC6033: Error in Javac compilation for JSP||PWC6199: Generated servlet error:|Source option 5 is no longer supported. Use 6 or later.||PWC6199: Generated servlet error:|Target option 1.5 is no longer supported. Use 1.6 or later. thrown by Jetty 7.6.21.v20160908.

Status

Assignee

S. Ali Tokmen

Reporter

S. Ali Tokmen

Components

Fix versions

Priority

Major