Crucible requires Java 1.8

This question is in reference to Atlassian Documentation: Installing Crucible on Linux and Mac

When trying to start Crucible I get the following message:
"FishEye/Crucible requires Java 1.8 or greater. Your version is 1.7.0_95."
But 1.7 is the lastest OpenJDK version, which is explicitly supported. How can I skip this invalid error message?

1 answer

This widget could not be displayed.

Um, no, OpenJDK 1.7 is NOT explicitly supported, only OpenJDK 1.8 (and only on Linux).

And 1.8 is the latest version of Openjdk.  It might not be the one available in your repositories, but it is out.

In that case the information on the website it incorrect:
https://confluence.atlassian.com/crucible/installing-crucible-on-linux-and-mac-298977373.html:
"The version of Java should be 1.8.x (or 1.7.x for OpenJDK)."

Can someone confirm?

Yup, that's a definite error.

Atlassian are good at updating the "supported platforms" pages, and I always rely on them.  https://confluence.atlassian.com/crucible/supported-platforms-298977375.html states 1.8 is the only supported version.  Obviously, someone didn't get around to updating the duplicated information...

Hi Pieter,

You're correct, although the Supported Platforms page states that support to Java 7 was removed on FishEye/Crucible 3.9, the install docs were not updated accordingly. I've updated the install docs both for 3.9 and 3.10 to reflect this change.

Thanks for noticing and reporting this. smile

Regards,
Gustavo

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Summit 2018

Meet the community IRL

Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.

Learn more
Community showcase
Published 10 hours ago in Bitbucket

Branch Management with Bitbucket

As a project manager, I have discovered that different developers want to bring their previous branching method with them when they join the team. Some developers are used to performing individual wo...

40 views 0 5
Read article

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you