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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Where next: 1.7.2 or 1.8.0?
Date Tue, 28 Oct 2008 11:08:22 GMT
Stefan Bodewig wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> the current trunk doesn't contain many big or risky changes, the
> biggest new things probably are the changed PropertyHelper[1],
> FileProvider and local properties.  I seriously consider adding the
> changes made by the EasyAnt proposal.
> 
> OTOH trunk contains a bunch of bug fixes that are not in 1.7.1, some
> of them serious.
> 
> My personal query for open bugs outside of the SCM tasks currently
> contains about 170 bugzilla issues and I'd like to get that count down
> considerably before the next release.
> 
> I guess I'm asking whether you feel it would be worth to make the
> extra effort of merging the bug fixes to te 1.7.x branch because we
> anticipate a 1.7.2.  If so, I'd rather do it soon before the number of
> things to merge gets even bigger.

Are there any defects so traumatic in Ant 1.7.1 that an urgent fix is 
needed? If not, then I'm -0 to a 1.7.2 release. Not just for the merge, 
but all the release overhead



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