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Re: [] Probable move to Java 7 classes for Eclipse OCL in Mars

Hi Ed,

I presume that developers should not have any inconvenience. Direct consumers in Eclipse might be monitoring this list, but perhaps is worthwhile to open the question in the forum as well. I mean, just scout the reaction of the community in the open forum of forcing them to use java7/java8 for further releases. Probably no opposition, but...

On 02/04/2015 07:59, Ed Willink wrote:

Some of the Eclipse platform plugins moved to Java 7 classes for Mars M6
and this is causing problems continuing to provide Java 5 (Classic
Eclipse OCL) or Java 6 (Pivot Eclipse OCL) plugins. See [1].

The simple solution is to just shift all Eclipse OCL plugins to Java 7

An alternative is to omit the 'tampered' *.pack.gz files for Mars, and
re-introduce them after Mars when the Eclipse OCL build may move to
Tycho from Buckminster.

Does anyone have a use case for not moving to Java 7 and so removing all
support for Java 5 and Java 6?

(And while I'm asking, does anyone have a problem moving to Java 8 for


         Ed Willink

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