Re: [Java] Upgrading Arrow to JDK 1.8
I don't see particular reason to maintaining JDK 7 compatibility, and am +1
to move to Java 8.
On Mon, Apr 23, 2018 at 1:48 PM, Andy Grove <Andy.Grove@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> I’m trying to use the parquet-arrow library, which has just been updated
> to use Arrow 0.8.0 but unfortunately I am still running into this issue:
> java.lang.ClassNotFoundException: org.apache.arrow.vector.types.
> The class in the arrow jar is actually `Struct` not `Struct_`.
> This is due to Arrow using JDK 7 and Parquet using JDK 8.
> I have confirmed this on my forks and have submitted a PR to upgrade Arrow
> to JDK 1.8 but the CI tests are running against both JDK 7 and 8 and
> obviously the JDK 7 tests are failing.
> Is there any reason for maintaining JDK 7 compatibility? JDK 7 end of life
> was 3 years ago.