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Re: Java versions we wish to support

+1 for declaring the dependencies directly.

User can always override the version by introducing the dependencies
management or just exclude them. and adding the dependencies supports most
of cases.

Willem Jiang

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On Fri, Jul 20, 2018 at 3:16 AM, Pascal Schumacher <pascalschumacher@xxxxxxx
> wrote:

> Am 19.07.2018 um 16:42 schrieb Zoran Regvart:
>> Hello,
>> while doing the exploration of running tests on Java 11 I found out
>> that from that version onward Java EE APIs are no longer distributed
>> with Java[1].
>> I think this makes a difference in how we declare the dependencies. So
>> for instance JAXB API is no longer available, we need to add it and we
>> have two options:
>>   1. declare in the <dependencies> directly
>> If we declare it in the <dependencies> directly, then some clients
>> might need to exclude that dependency: for instance application
>> servers might bundle a version of JAXB API and having another version
>> might lead to issues.
>>   2. declare in the <dependencies> of the Java 11+ <profile>
>> In this case Camel is OK when build/tested on Java 11+, but client
>> might get a ClassNotFoundException on Java 11+. This is based on my
>> understanding that Maven profiles in dependencies are considered only
>> at build time of the dependency, not when that dependency is used.
>> Am I wrong about this?
> You are right.
> I'm for declaring the dependencies directly. (This also means that Java 9
> / 10 users won't have to add the modules.)
> As you said in case of a conflict users can exclude the dependencies.
> Imho Camel should still support Java 8.
> Regards,
> Pascal