[Jersey] Re: Jersey for Java 1.5

From: Jakub Podlesak <>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 14:36:45 +0200

Hi Ryan,

I am afraid, Jersey does not support Java SE 5.

Jersey source code could be accessed from [1],
see the "Checkout URL" link in the upper blue box,
but you will need to tweak it to replace the Java SE 6
specific parts, if you want to build on your own
with Java SE 5 compiler.



On 21.9.2011 10:37, Ryan Ames wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm relatively new to restful services in Java and have been using
> Jersey to develop my first attempt. I'm at the stage where I need to
> deploy the service to a server and have run into a class unsupported
> version error. The server only has a java 1.5 jre and it is currently
> impossible for me to update this to 1.6, which is needed by Jersey.
> Are there any compiled jar files for java 1.5 or is there a way to get
> the source for Jersey to compile this myself? (I can't seem to find
> any source code on the jersey site) Is it even possible to compile
> Jersey for Java 1.5?
> Thanks in advance for any help or advice you can provide.
> Ryan