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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] Guava versions in Oxygen


the VIATRA project is not ready to move to Guava 21, as we still use Java 7 as a minimum requirement, while Guava 21 requires Java 8. We are now in the process of figuring out whether we can set up dependency ranges and uses constraints in a way that we can work both with Guava 15 and 21 (even if both are installed); if everything works as we expect, we will not block moving Oxygen to Guava-only.

If we do not explicitly require Guava 21, but support it through version ranges, do we have to fill a corresponding PB CQ?

Best regards,
-- Zoltán Ujhelyi

Eclipse Technologies Expert
IncQueryLabs Ltd.

> On 2017. May 5., at 10:04, Aleksandar Kurtakov <akurtako@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On the last Planning council meeting we discussed Guava and having
> multiple versions of it in Oxygen. In order to prevent issues like
> there were with multiple Guava versions in Luna and/or issues like
> with Neon.3 we are strongly recommending that:
> Every project that depends on Guava moves to version 21 for Oxygen.
> Guava 21 is available in Oxygen's M6 repo so please file your PB CQs
> and move up ASAP.
> Detailed report of all the API changes since version 15 (the version
> in Neon) can be found at
> .
> Don't hesitate to ask if there is anything unclear.
> -- 
> Alexander Kurtakov
> Red Hat Eclipse Team
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