Subject Re: AW: [Firebird-Java] Jaybird 2.2.5 released
Author Mark Rotteveel
On Tue, 06 May 2014 09:21:44 +0200, Mark Rotteveel <mark@...>
> On Mon, 5 May 2014 18:07:55 +0000, "Steffen Heil (Mailinglisten)"
> <lists@...> wrote:
>> Hi
>> What file should I use, if I don't know in advance which java version
>> application will run on?
>> I am sure, it will be either java6 or java7, but I cannot be sure.
>> I suspect it should work, if I use the jaybird-jdk16-file, but does it
>> have any disadvantage, if my code actually runs on java7?
>> (My own code is currently compiled with source and target set to
> The sources of the jdk6 and jkd7 version is identical (not so for jdk5
> jdk8), so if you want to be able to run on both Java 6 and 7 you should
> the jdk6 version of Jaybird. Using the jdk7 version of Jaybird on Java 6
> not possible, because of the class version of classes compiled with Java

As an aside: Java 6 is no longer supported by Oracle, you might want to
consider moving to Java 7 (or 8) entirely.