[GRADLE-2631] Gradle does not support builds using JDK8 Created: 14/Jan/13 Updated: 23/Jan/17 Resolved: 23/Jan/17
The JSR166 code now uses lambda expressions and so requires JDK8 to compile.
The JSR166 code has to be compiled with the option -XDignore.symbol.file=true
Because there is no way of setting this option with the Gradle compiler, I am having to use compileJava.options.useAnt = true.
There is no javac1.8 in Gradle.
compileJava.options.useAnt is deprecated.
Gradle cannot build JSR166.
|Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 15/Nov/16 ]|
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|Comment by Benjamin Muschko [ 23/Jan/17 ]|
You should be able to provide compiler arguments via https://docs.gradle.org/current/javadoc/org/gradle/api/tasks/compile/CompileOptions.html#setCompilerArgs(java.util.List). I am going to resolve this issue. Please open an issue on GitHub if you feel like your use case is not yet fulfilled.