HEADS-UP: switching to gradle 2.8 for FX 9 builds
kevin.rushforth at oracle.com
Tue Nov 17 19:24:17 UTC 2015
And of course right after I sent this out, I see that gradle 2.9 was
If testing looks good, we might switch to 2.9 instead.
Kevin Rushforth wrote:
> As a heads-up, we will be switching FX 9 production builds to using
> gradle 2.8 for building in the near future. See:
> Very soon -- later this week if all goes well -- we will "flip the
> switch" to make 2.8 the default for building the FX jake bits (for
> Jigsaw). Not too long after that we will make 2.8 the default for 9-dev.
> Here is a rough timeline that we are considering:
> 11/20 - switch 9-jake nightly builds to gradle 2.8
> 12/4 - switch 9-dev nightly builds to gradle 2.8
> 12/7 - switch 9 master builds to gradle 2.8
> 12/11 - push change to make 2.8 the minimum supported version
> All developers will need to upgrade to gradle 2.8 before the 12/11
> date. Note that you don't need to wait that long. I've been using
> gradle 2.8 for over a week on all of my machines (and earlier gradle
> 2.X versions for longer).
> Note that FX 8u will continue to build with gradle 1.8, although it is
> buildable with gradle 2.X for developers.
> -- Kevin
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