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From Erik Hatcher <jakarta-...@ehatchersolutions.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Ant 1.5.4 Release Plan
Date Wed, 06 Aug 2003 17:50:35 GMT
+0 - go for it if you like!  :)

On Wednesday, August 6, 2003, at 01:41  PM, Steve Loughran wrote:
> Stefan Bodewig wrote:
>> No long winded plan as this one should be rather trivial IMHO.
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> +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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