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From Simon Kitching <skitch...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [lang] Release Candidiate 8 available
Date Wed, 01 Jun 2005 13:42:48 GMT
On Tue, 2005-05-31 at 22:38 -0400, Steven Caswell wrote:
> Commons-lang 2.1 release candidate 8 is available at 
> http://www.apache.org/~stevencaswell/commons-lang-2.1/
> 
> Primary change is Gary's working out the oddball build and class loading 
> issue that only seems to happen on Windows XP (SP2) since Simon reports that 
> the ant build works fine for him on Linux.
> 
> As with previous RCs, verification against as many JDK versions would be 
> appreciated, and a sanity check of the docs would also be welcome.
> 
> Vote to follow if no reports of problems.
> 

Ok, apart from the issue that junit.jar had to be copied to ant's lib
directory both build and test appears to go fine on:
  * java 1.2.2 on linux (ant)
  * java 1.3.1 on linux (ant and maven)
  * java 1.5 on linux (ant and maven)


However I think that that information in STATUS.html regarding
dependencies for the project really should be in the RELEASE-NOTES.txt
file. In particular, it should be noted that ant 1.6 is now needed to
build.

And if you do go with using the <junit> tag in the build.xml, then I
think the RELEASE-NOTES.txt file should mention installing junit.jar
into ant's lib dir (or point to the info in the STATUS.html file).

Regards,

Simon


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