Post RC1 tag fix.
diff --git a/README.txt b/README.txt
index 75c6c37..c839d99 100644
--- a/README.txt
+++ b/README.txt
@@ -4,7 +4,7 @@
 Welcome to the DBCP component of the Apache Commons
 project (
-DBCP version 2 requires JDK 1.7.
+DBCP version 2.5.0 requires JDK 1.8.
 DBCP can be built using either Maven or Ant. When building using Ant,
 Locations of dependent jars for the Ant build need to be specified in