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From robert burrell donkin <>
Subject Re: [logging] RC on ibiblio ?
Date Wed, 05 Apr 2006 21:53:53 GMT
On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 20:41 +1200, Simon Kitching wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-04-05 at 10:05 +0200, Nicolas De Loof wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > Can someone upload commons-logging RC on Maven2 ibiblio repository ?
> > It would be very cool to also upload a POM and the sources jar...
> That would be a good idea. 

sadly policy dictates that we can't upload release candidates to ibiblio

> We should also provide a link on the downloads page or something
> similar. Just today a work colleague was looking for a later version
> than 1.0.4 in order to get log4j TRACE support. I told him there was an
> RC out, but there was just no way for him to locate it...

i've been at work off list and things look good. i think i'm just about
ready to cut the final release candidate this weekend and try a release

> By the way, there is still an outstanding discussion about whether to
> add JDK14Logger back into the commons-logging-api.jar file. It was there
> in the previous release. It probably shouldn't be; it's not logical.
> However it does no harm as far as I can see, and the point was made that
> because the current RC doesn't include it, it isn't a drop-in
> replacement. 


i agree that it's not logical but ATM it would be good to ship a fixed
replacement. it's likely that tomcat 6 will ship a JCL library created
by costin which is static bound to java.util.logging.

> So I'm +1 on adding JDK14Logger back to the api jar, then cutting a new
> RC and uploading to ibiblio + linking from useful places. 
> Alternatively, we could just make the above change then hold a release
> vote. I think we've given this RC enough time for feedback.

i've got the feedback i wanted now (off list) so i think the time is
right to cut another release candidate and hold a release vote next
week. i'll probably give the vote two weeks this time.

- robert

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