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From Reinhard Poetz <>
Subject Re: Releasing from trunk
Date Wed, 07 Feb 2007 16:12:13 GMT
Vadim Gritsenko wrote:
> Reinhard Poetz wrote:
>> Vadim Gritsenko wrote:
>>> It is a bit different for 2.2 though: there were no "real" 
>>> downloadable release yet, 
>> And maybe there will never be one. Don't know. There doesn't seem to 
>> be much energy in this community to provide it - especially if you use 
>> Maven 2 you don't need it.
> If using maven 2, might be, yes.
> Regardless of download presence, at the very least there should be a 2.2 
> site set up and running.

IMNSHO we don't have anymore. Information about 
the core will be available at
(see to get an 
idea of the big picture)

> Next, announcements has to be sent out. It should go out to announce@a.o 
> as well.
> How else people would know about new release if it is not mentioned 
> anywhere?


>>> so there is really no easy way to download 2.2 and give it a spin on 
>>> existing 2.1 project.
>> That's not true. What's missing is a guide how to do it. Technically 
>> it shouldn't be too difficult.
> It's not difficult if you know it all. It is not trivial for users, 
> especially with no Spring exposure.
>>>   * have CC working and not failing over,
>> Continuum was stopped because I started to flatten the POM hierarchy 
>> in trunk. This will hopefully save me a lot of time during the release 
>> process.
> Do I understand it correctly - it should be turned off to simplify 
> release process? Sounds Ok to me if that's the case.

No. I removed about 7 modules from our repository (see the commit messages with 
a "flatten pom hierarchy" description) and Continuum still tried to build them. 
It has to be reconfigured but anybody hasn't had time to do it yet.

Reinhard Pötz           Independent Consultant, Trainer & (IT)-Coach 

{Software Engineering, Open Source, Web Applications, Apache Cocoon}


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