Question on Java JDK build environments impacting JRE use

Lionel Elie Mamane lionel at
Sun Jun 23 21:55:11 PDT 2013

On Sun, Jun 23, 2013 at 08:10:42PM +0200, David Ostrovsky wrote:
> On Sun Jun 23 08:24:32 PDT 2013 Stuart Foote wrote:

>> Will run with it and a JRE 1.7u25 and JAB 2.0.3, but noticed for
>> starters that the build target for the Java bytecode is still set
>> to major/minor 49.0, or J2SE 5.  Is that a javac compatibility mode
>> setting of some sort?

> Especially "friendly" is that comment:

> "... keeping you from unconditionally setting "-source 1.6 -target 1.6"
> in your private tree until such time as your work is ready to make it's
> way upstream ..."

> because that's "the way and the spirit" how open source projects work:
> Don't share anything with anyone until you are actually done!

You can share code that is not ready for the official tree by pushing
it to a feature/foo branch in git.


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