HEADS UP: Switched to 1.8 source/target in build (in graphics repository).

Jonathan Giles jonathan.giles at oracle.com
Tue May 7 11:48:51 PDT 2013

I did have trouble with eclipse once we moved to Java 8 earlier in the week, but this was really fixed by updating my eclipse install to instead be the latest Kepler (4.3) milestone build, rather than 4.2.2.
-- Jonathan
Sent from a touch device. Please excuse my brevity.

Richard Bair <richard.bair at oracle.com> wrote:
>> People using Eclipse as their IDE will not have fun with that I guess
>because their IDE will not compile the code anymore, so one can't use
>Eclipse anymore to provide patches - nothing you really care I guess.
>Steve, Felipe, or Jonathan would have to comment on what this does to
>them I guess -- they all use Eclipse for development.
>> I don't argue that you should not do this because Eclipse does not
>yet support it (which is a shame for Eclipse) but you are excluding
>other VMs who don't support those concepts - most notable invoke
>dynamic - this makes a community port of JavaFX to iOS fairly
>I think it would be fairly easy to just filter out those classes and
>replace the ObservableList with a version that doesn't have the
>defender methods. We had to do such things to make JavaFX mobile work
>back in the day. It is a short term problem because VMs and IDEs are
>going to move forward.

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