[GRADLE-2305] targetCompatibility value of 'jsr14' is not supported Created: 15/May/12  Updated: 10/Feb/17  Resolved: 10/Feb/17

Status: Resolved
Project: Gradle
Affects Version/s: 1.0-rc-3
Fix Version/s: None

Type: Bug
Reporter: Alex Antonov Assignee: Unassigned
Resolution: Won't Fix Votes: 0


When attempting to specify targetCompatibility=jsr14 the execution fails saying:

> Could not determine java version from 'jsr14'.

Comment by Szczepan Faber [ 18/May/12 ]

jsr14 is not supported at the moment. Instead, can you use the java version number you want to be compatible with?

Comment by Alex Antonov [ 18/May/12 ]

The problem with the version is that it requires that your code is actually compatible with that version. So I can not have a JDK 1.5 compliant code that uses Generics, for example, to be down-compiled to JDK 1.4 compatible classes, if I specify targetCompatibility=1.4, but that will get the job done, if targetCompatibility=jsr14 is used.

Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 15/Nov/16 ]

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Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 10/Feb/17 ]

Thanks again for reporting this issue. We haven't heard back from you after our inquiry from November 15th. We are closing this issue now. Please create an issue on GitHub if you still feel passionate about getting it resolved.

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