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Tycho/Release Notes/1.1

New and Noteworthy

Complete list of bug fixes and enhancements in 1.1.0

Java 9

Compiler

  • the JDT compiler shipped with Tycho has been updated to Photon M4
  • Compilation both using Java 9 as well as using Java 8 but compiling against Java 9 ( with useJDK=BREE) is supported now (bug 514471)
  • Changes for useJDK=BREE:
    • Usage of a JRE directory JAVA_HOME/jre in toolchains.xml is still supported but deprecated in favour of simply using JAVA_HOME. In particular, JAVA_HOME is expected by other maven plugins integrated with toolchains.xml


Packaging

  • plexus-archiver was updated to version 3.4 (bug 514119)
  • commons-compress was updated to version 1.15 (bug 514119)

p2

  • Tycho's embedded OSGi runtime has been updated to use Equinox and p2 from Oxygen.2 (bug 519040)

Release and Versioning