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FS#51665 - [elasticsearch] requires Java 8

Attached to Project: Community Packages
Opened by Wesley Moore (wezm) - Thursday, 03 November 2016, 05:23 GMT
Last edited by Massimiliano Torromeo (mtorromeo) - Friday, 04 November 2016, 10:24 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages
Status Closed
Assigned To Massimiliano Torromeo (mtorromeo)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No



The elasticsearch package depends on java-runtime-headless, which is fulfilled by one of (jre7-openjdk-headless, jre7-openjdk-headless, jre8-openjdk-headless, jre8-openjdk-headless). However ElasticSearch 5 requires at least Java 8:

Steps to reproduce:

1. Install jre7-openjdk-headless
2. Install elasticsearch
3. Attempt to start elasticsearch


Exception in thread "main" java.lang.UnsupportedClassVersionError: org/elasticsearch/bootstrap/Elasticsearch : Unsupported major.minor version 52.0

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Closed by  Massimiliano Torromeo (mtorromeo)
Friday, 04 November 2016, 10:24 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  elasticsearch-5.0.0-2