This is awesome work that will be crucial for a large part of the community moving forward Jeff. Thanks for taking the lead on this and slogging through a lot of difficult challenges.
Andy LoPresto alopre...@apache.org alopresto.apa...@gmail.com PGP Fingerprint: 70EC B3E5 98A6 5A3F D3C4 BACE 3C6E F65B 2F7D EF69 > On Aug 15, 2019, at 11:04 AM, Jeff <jsto...@apache.org> wrote: > > Apache NiFi Developers, > > Apache NiFi can now be built with Java 11! Thanks to those that helped > with the review and committing of several PRs to get us to this point. > > For all contributions going forward, developers, reviewers, and committers > need to make sure that PRs are verified by building with and running on > Java 8 and 11. > > To assist in this process, the Linux-based Travis CI build has been updated > to perform an en_US locale-based build of NiFi using AdoptOpenJDK 11.0.4 in > addition to the three locale-based builds (en_US, fr_FR, ja_JP) on OpenJDK > 8. > > Apache NiFi still has a minimum requirement of Java 8 and as long as that > requirement exists the released convenience binaries will be built with > Java 8. > > When building locally with Java 11, on all operating systems, a minimum JDK > version of 11.0.3 is required for a successful build. If you are building > on OSX and use AdoptOpenJDK 11.0.4, there's an issue   with native > libraries. If you run into this issue, please downgrade your AdoptOpenJDK > 11 installation to 11.0.3. A updated release of AdoptOpenJDK 11.0.4 that > fixes the native library issues is forthcoming. There is a comment  on > AdoptOpenJDK issue 1211 that describes the downgrade process. > > Work still remains regarding Java 11. Some of the components that NiFi > uses are not completely compatible with Java 11, and JIRAs will be created > or linked to the Java 11 parent JIRA  to track the remaining changes. > > Several PRs not explicitly related to Java 11 were created and merged to > master ahead of NIFI-5176  (PR 3404 ), and are listed as blockers on > NIFI-5176. All blockers have been resolved, as well as NIFI-5176. > > If you encounter an issue with the Java 11 build, or running the resulting > build on Java 11, please check NIFI-5174 to see if a JIRA for the issue has > already been filed, and create one if needed. > >  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/NIFI-5174 >  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/NIFI-5176 >  https://github.com/apache/nifi/pull/3404 >  https://github.com/AdoptOpenJDK/openjdk-build/issues/1206 >  https://github.com/AdoptOpenJDK/openjdk-build/issues/1211 >  > https://github.com/AdoptOpenJDK/openjdk-build/issues/1211#issuecomment-521392147