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From Abhinandan Prateek <Abhinandan.Prat...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL][Merge] Windowsfication of management server
Date Fri, 28 Mar 2014 11:29:13 GMT
This was proposed as per laid down norms and then merge request was sent on time. It took time
to incorporate all the requested changes.
This is going to provide basis for a full blown feature and as such we should include the
commits in 4.4. 

-abhi



> On 28-Mar-2014, at 3:13 pm, "Hugo Trippaers" <hugo@trippaers.nl> wrote:
> 
> Hey,
> 
> 4.4 is in feature freeze, so no new features will be added. I think its fair to debate
if this is a feature in that sense. It seems like minor changes and the addition of a few
scripts, making it a simple change in my view. It would be great to be able to announce this,
but for it to be part of a release i think we need a couple of other things to be done. The
most prominent are, packaging, testing and documentation. 
> 
> Documentation:
>    If we want to ship this with 4.4 and announce that CS now runs on windows we need
to have the installation manual covered at least. 
> 
> Packaging:
>    We can’t expect our users to build it themselves on windows. So we need some kind
of packaging that people can install on their windows server.
> 
> Testing:
>    We need to automagically verify that these changes aren’t affected by future changes.
I would expect to see the packaging and functional tests on starting and stopping CS on a
windows host as part of the automated test procedure. I’d be happy to work with you to set
it up on Jenkins.
> 
> 
> If we can fix these items before the bug fix phase i’d be +1 to include this in the
4.4 release, but of course this is depending on the consensus in the community. I’m just
the RM, not the guy who decides what goes into a release.
> 
> Cheers,
> 
> Hugo
> 
> 
>> On 28 mrt. 2014, at 06:14, Abhinandan Prateek <Abhinandan.Prateek@citrix.com>
wrote:
>> 
>> It will be really nice to get the preview code for windowsfication in 4.4.
>> https://reviews.apache.org/r/18964/
>> The changes are well segregated.
>> 
>> -abhi
>> 
>>> On 28/03/14 10:26 am, "Damoder Reddy" <Damoder.Reddy@citrix.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Hugo,
>>> 
>>> Can Windowsfication be cherry-picked to 4.4 from master ? It is now
>>> well reviewed and tested. Due to review process it got delayed to commit
>>> to 4.4 earlier.
>>> 
>>> Thanks & Regards
>>> Damodar/
> 
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