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From Steve Loughran <stev...@iseran.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Ant 1.5.4 Release Plan
Date Wed, 06 Aug 2003 17:41:27 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> No long winded plan as this one should be rather trivial IMHO.


+1

> 
> The plan:
> 
> * We don't commit anything to the 1.5 branch anymore (we don't so so
>   anyway).
> 
> * On Monday August 11th during the morning (GMT) the release manager
>   syncs the website changes from the HEAD branch to the 1.5 branch and
>   creates a 1.5.4 release from it.  Following the Release guidelines in
>   our CVS module.
> 
> * The release will be put into our distribution directory and the
>   release manager will call for a PMC vote on it.
> 
> * If the vote passes, the release will be announced to the public,
>   otherwise the files will be removed from the distribution area
>   again.
> 
> Release Manager:
> 
> I volunteer to take the role of the release manager, although I'll
> probably need some help to get all optional dependencies together.
> 
> Some notes:
> 
> The only changes over 1.5.3 will be the changes to <javah> and the VAJ
> tasks.  Therefore I plan to explicitly state in the release notes as
> well as the announcements that there is no reason to upgrade from
> 1.5.3 unless you use <javah> on JDK 1.4.2 or VAJ.
> 
> The announcement will also once again state that this is the last
> (planned) Ant release that will run on a 1.1 Java VM.
> 
> All changes are based on patches from people who had problems with the
> two areas originally - and have been verified to work by multiple
> people.  Therefore I don't think we'll need a release candidate or
> even beta build.
> 
> Stefan
> 
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