looking at inclination of community I will be closing the PR without
expecting merge after a week by 14th August 2017 unless someone see it's
Reference will be there in closed PR list on github so if someone need it
in future it will be there.
On Fri, Aug 4, 2017, 3:02 AM Rob Tompkins <chtom...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello all,
> We have an open pull request from Amey (
> https://github.com/apache/commons-text/pull/61 <
> https://github.com/apache/commons-text/pull/61>) proposing a fairly
> complicated but quite nice travis-ci build solution (taken from the jacoco
> project) that accommodates building on JDK7, JDK8, JDK8-ea, EclipseJava,
> JDK9-ea, as well as IBMJava-8. To accommodate building on all of these
> different versions of Java, we do however need to make the travis-ci build
> a good deal more complex.
> As the two reviewers on the pull request, Pascal and myself, have mildly
> differing opinions on the complexity-value trade off here, with Pascal’s
> opinion being: "…[T]his is overkill. I don't think commons-text needs to be
> tested against the eclipse java compiler and early access versions of java
> 8 and 9. The script looks difficult to debug and maintain.” And my
> perspective is that this could be a test piece for using this elsewhere in
> To me, the argument for simplicity is always quite compelling, to the
> point that I’m mostly willing to let go of using the jacoco travis-ci
> pattern. But I figured I would, before making any decisions, see what the
> community thinks generally about this possible travis-ci build script.