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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [math] going towards 1.2 release ?
Date Sat, 02 Feb 2008 00:49:48 GMT
On 02/02/2008, Niall Pemberton <niall.pemberton@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Feb 1, 2008 11:55 PM, Luc Maisonobe <Luc.Maisonobe@free.fr> wrote:
> > sebb a écrit :
> > > On 01/02/2008, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
> > >> On Feb 1, 2008 5:24 AM,  <luc.maisonobe@free.fr> wrote:
> > >>> Hello,
> > >>>
> > >>> Their have been lot of work done recently on [math]. The last bugs
have been
> > >>> fixed  and should be closed in Jira soon.
> > >>>
> > >>> What about preparing 1.2 release ?
> > >>>
> > >> Good idea.  I will finish the last bits on the Anova addition and some
> > >> other cleanup I wanted to do this weekend and roll a RC, after
> > >> updating the release plan to drop a couple of things (e.g. repackaging
> > >> the analysis package - after thinking more about this and observing
> > >> the lingering effects that a similar move had on [collections], I
> > >> think we should leave as is).
> > >>
> > >> There could be some things related to deprecating abstract factories
> > >> uniformly or cleaning up solvers, improving documentation for analysis
> > >> package that may derail things - patches welcome! - but I will try to
> > >> slug through enough of it this weekend to get an RC out.  Because m2
> > >> is going to present some challenges, I will take the "old style" RC =
> > >> RC approach so we can iterate to a final.
> > >>
> > >> Phil
> > >>
> > >>
> > >
> > > Just run Findbugs on the code; I'll post a JIRA with the findings (not many).
> > >
> > > SVN includes some source under mantissa - is this obsolete, or a work
> > > in progress? It does not compile (e.g.
> > > org.spaceroots.mantissa.estimation package is missing), and is not
> > > included in the M2 build.
> >
> > It is part of a code base progressively integrated into [math]. For this
> > version, the ode, estimation, geometry and optimization packages as well
> > as a few classes from the random package have been moved from mantissa
> > to [math]. What is left in the directory will be reduced further as
> > other packages are included in future releases. The final leftover will
> > be dropped. So this directory should be considered an internal base for
> > developpers only, it is not part of the release.
> >

OK.

> > >
> > > Also, Junit for Java 1.3 is now at 3.8.2; might as well update the build?
> >
> > Yes. I'll update the pom file.
> >
> > >
> > > It would be useful to include a simple "how to build" document in SVN
> > > (and on the web-site).
> >
> > Sure. Should we be consistent with some document shared accross all
> > commons projects or should we write something ourselves ? I think we are
> > similar to other projects, currently switching from maven 1 to maven 2.
>
> A number of components have "building" pages that are vaguely similar,
> but I don't think theres consistency - if you want something to start
> with I updated Commons IO's building page for maven2 recently:
>
> http://commons.apache.org/io/building.html
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/commons/proper/io/trunk/xdocs/building.xml
>

It would be useful to have a brief BUILDING.txt file or similar in the
source archive.
It could reference the web-site for the additional details.

> Niall
>
> > Luc
> >
> >
> > >
> > >>> Luc
>
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