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From Mark Thomas <>
Subject Re: Time for a POOL 1.5 release?
Date Mon, 18 May 2009 20:46:04 GMT
Phil Steitz wrote:
> Mark Thomas wrote:
>> I have finished working my way through the open POOL bugs.
>> Of the remaining issues, 2 are bugs that only affect the 2.0 branch and
>> rest are improvements.
>> Given that Tomcat is waiting on a DBCP release and DBCP is waiting on a
>> POOL release I would like to progress a POOL 1.5 release asap.
>> Does POOL have a usual release manager? If so, do they want to do this
>> release? If not, I'll start working my way through the release
>> procedures.
> Big +1 for releasing and THANKS for plowing through the backlog of
> issues.  I did the last release and will do this one so you can focus
> your available cycles on DBCP - unless you are dying to learn the
> try-as-we-might-will-always-be-a-black-art commons release process.  Or
> unless some other, I mean "volunteer" steps up.

Thanks for the offer. I must confess I feel no great urge to learn this
particular black art ;) That said, if there is anything I can do to help
just let me know.

> I have not reviewed the POOL-75 patches completely yet, but looks like a
> *big* improvement.  Thanks again for taking this on.  I will also start
> running my zoo of concurrency / load tests using commons-performance to
> make sure we have not broken anything.  Finally, I have some
> documentation improvements that I want to make for this release - mostly
> taking the vagueness out of the descriptions of maxActive, maxIdle, etc.

All sounds good to me.

I've fixed the new issues sebb raised as best I can. They really have
highlighted that sync needs a complete rethink for 2.0.


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