ant-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Peter Reilly" <peter.kitt.rei...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: ant 1.7.1
Date Mon, 14 May 2007 08:32:04 GMT
On 5/14/07, Stefan Bodewig <bodewig@apache.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 11 May 2007, Steve Loughran <stevel@apache.org> wrote:
>
> >> http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=42222
> >
> > I can see this is a serious issue; if you follow the links its
> > causing problems with eclipse 3.3 apps
> >
> > options
> > 1. let Eclipse backport it themselves.
> >  -no work for us, but we end up splitting bug reps between the two
> > teams, and there's still some issues with the locator stability to
> > deal with.
>
> I understand Darin to say they've found a work-around without
> modifying Ant itself.  So we probably don't need to rush anything.
>
> > 2. rush out an ant1.7.0.1 without adequate testing
>
> we could branch from the 1.7.0 tag and just apply that single fix.  I
> wouldn't call that inadeqate testing.  Still, if we don't need to push
> something out that quickly, there is no reason to do that.
>
> > 3. Do an Ant1.7.1 with no features, just the current code with tests
> > all working, including stuff for the locator.
> >  -gets the jscp patch into the field
> >  -gets autoproxy working
> >  -any other minor fixes that have surfaced since ant1.7.0
> >
> > we could still run a tight schedule, but with a single beta
> >  -any other critical fixes to go in?
> >  -cut a beta release for june
> >  -ship in july
> >
> > If you look at what I've been putting in the wiki for Ant1.7.1,
> > there's a mixture of feature creep and packaging; most major
> > ant1.7.0 defects have been identified already and should be patched.
> >
> > We could move all features until Ant1.7.2, make the 1.7.1 the
> > simpler bugfix release, with less trauma all round.
>
> Sounds OK.  If we really intend to add new major features, we should
> call it 1.8 anyway.
>
+1
As far as I am aware there are no tramatic extra features in the
current HEAD, so I think that we should branch for ant 1.7.1
ASAP and get the it out.
There are a number of very usefull bug fixes in the the
current HEAD.

Peter
> Stefan
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@ant.apache.org
> For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@ant.apache.org
>
>

---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@ant.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@ant.apache.org


Mime
View raw message