[libvirt] [PATCH libvirt-java] Require at least Java 8

Claudio Bley claudio.bley at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 12:57:45 UTC 2015

On Wed, Sep 2, 2015 at 1:53 PM, Wido den Hollander <wido at widodh.nl> wrote:

> > I know nothing about libvirt-java, but maybe you can be more verbose why
> > this change is needed.
> >
> The current code doesn't compile under Java 7, but Java 7 is also EOL.

That should not be the case. Can you provide the error messages or simply
point to the place where Java 8 classes are used?

Java 8 is the way forward since there won't be any security fixes for
> Java 7 anymore.

Yes, but maybe there're some distributions / organizations which still
depend on Java 7 or 6. I don't want to raise the bar without good reason.

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