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From Gary Tully <>
Subject Re: How far along is 5.3? A release is needed for geronimo 2.2
Date Wed, 20 May 2009 14:15:45 GMT
David, what did ye do for 2.2? Are there any known issues with the tck that
still need to be resolved for a 5.3?

2009/1/9 David Jencks <>

> Over at Geronimo we've finally upgraded to activemq 5, only 2 or so years
> late.... however we've found some tck problems in 5.2 that I've been fixing
> in trunk.  I think I'm getting close to getting all the problems fixed.
> Geronimo would like to  release 2.2 including amq 5 pretty soon, hopefully
> by the end of January.  Activemq is not the only boulder in the way of this
> plan but is definitely significant.  I can think of several ways forward
> here, listed in order of my decreasing preference:
> 1. Actually release AMQ 5.3 with the planned 5.3 features complete.  I'm
> not sure what these features are or how complete they are but this
> definitely seems best to me.
> 2. Release something like the current trunk perhaps by merging all the
> changes into the 5.2 branch.  Having half implemented features would not be
> too good... I don't know if there are any such.  This seems also to violate
> the typical policy of "bug fixes only" in a branch.
> 3. Try to backport tck fixes back to the 5.2 branch.  This could be
> difficult because some of the fixes are to other fixes since 5.2 -- fixing
> serious bugs.  Also this doesn't sound like fun to me :-D
> 4. Geronimo could publish a "private" snapshot of something like trunk for
> its 2.2.  This seems like (2) except much worse as it wouldn't get scrutiny
> from the amq community.
> So I'm wondering if (1) is plausible or if anyone has any other
> suggestions.
> many thanks
> david jencks


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