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From "Dominique Devienne" <ddevie...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Ant 1.7.0 beta1
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2006 12:51:35 GMT
+1

On 7/22/06, Kev Jackson <foamdino@gmail.com> wrote:
> After some off-list negotiations, Antoine and myself are agreeing to
> be co-release managers of Ant 1.7.
>
> I will personally build 1.7.0beta1 or pre-release and post the
> distribution on people.apache.org/~kevj for testing/evaluation by
> Friday next week (29th July).
>
> This pre-release/beta will be based on svn trunk as it stands next
> week -
>
> Antoine commits himself to building/releasing the next beta, and we
> will make a rota afterwards (maybe not systematically alternating),
> but we'll work something out.
>
> The following issues need to be resolved until then :
>
>    - ManifestTest (I noticed that recent changes caused this to
> fail, but I haven't had time recently to look into it or report it -
> sorry my bad)
>    - svn antlib gump breaks (not sure if this is config issue as it
> used to work fine)
>    - Stuff still on the wiki [1]
>
> Do you agree with this plan
>
> [ ] Yes
>
> [ ] No
>
> -------------------------------------------------------
>
> Parallel to this, we should discuss other issues :
>
> Whether or not we want to create an Ant 1.7 branch in SVN and when -
> Antoine has mentioned that although this is stated in the release
> instructions document, that some people were unhappy with branching
> immediately - so this needs to be figured out.
>
> We also need to discuss which (if any) of the antlibs will be
> released at the same time as Ant 1.7.  I think that we should at
> least release the svn antlib (if we can get a clean gump build!) as
> it's one of the most requested features.
>
> Also I notice that the WHATSNEW is apparently incorrect, there is
> mention of a <libraries> task in it, but Steve suggested we point
> people to ivy and/or maven2, so this confusion over the libraries
> task (in or out) needs to be cleaned up/removed from the WHATSNEW
> document.
>
> Thanks
> (I'm quaking in my boots with responsibility now that I've committed
> to do this :) )
>
> Kev
>
> [1] http://wiki.apache.org/ant/Ant17/Planning
>
> --
> "Man is truly free only among equally free men" - Michael Bakunin
>
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