Jaskey Jaskey - 1 year ago 51
Java Question

How to make Maven use JDK1.8 instead of JDK1.6

I am new to maven, and I find that though I change the facet of the jdk of the project to 1.8, every time I "update maven",it will get back to jdk 1.6.

Why is that?

I installed jdk 1.8 in my windows, and I am using eclipse.

I read Specify JDK for Maven to use and add the following but it does not work.



The version of the JDK that maven will use is set in the maven-compiler-plugin like so:

      <source>1.8</source>   <!-- use java 8 -->

See Setting the -source and -target of the Java Compiler for more information.