Enabling Java 8 compatibility via the
compileOptions block only works for Java sources. To do the same for Kotlin you need to use
kotlinOptions on any KotlinCompile Gradle tasks. Interesting…
jvmTarget = JavaVersion.VERSION_1_8
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