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From Niall Pemberton <niall.pember...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Commons IO 2.0 based on RC5
Date Sun, 07 Nov 2010 00:41:28 GMT
On Tue, Oct 19, 2010 at 12:37 AM, Jörg Schaible <joerg.schaible@gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi Niall,
>
> Niall Pemberton wrote:
>
>> On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 4:01 PM, Jörg Schaible <joerg.schaible@gmx.de>
>> wrote:
>>> Hi Niall,
>>>
>>> Niall Pemberton wrote:
>>>
>>>> I have prepared Commons IO 2.0 RC5. The main changes since RC4 was to
>>>> rename the FilesystemObserver/Monitor to
>>>> FileAlterationObserver/Monitor and improvements to the test coverage.
>>>>
>>>> The RC3 changes were improvements to some tests which were causing
>>>> intermittent failures in Gump & Continuum and JavaDoc improvements.
>>>> For details about Continuum builds/failures, see:
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~niallp/io-2.0/IOFailures.html
>>>>
>>>> The distro is here:
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~niallp/io-2.0-rc5/
>>>>
>>>> Release Notes:
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~niallp/io-2.0-rc5/RELEASE-NOTES.txt
>>>>
>>>> Site:
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~niallp/io-2.0-rc5/site/
>>>>
>>>> Maven Stuff:
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~niallp/io-2.0-rc5/maven/
>>>>
>>>> Some Notes:
>>>>
>>>> * There is one error on the clirr report - which is a false positive
>>>> (a generic method that is erased)
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~niallp/io-2.0-rc4/site/clirr-report.html
>>>> * Links to the JavaDoc versions on the site don't work (they will when
>>>> its deployed to the right location)
>>>
>>>
>>> The Sun JDKs and OpenJDK are fine, however the IMB JDKs make problems.
>>> IBM JDK 1.5 does not like the OOME handling in the FileCleanerTestCase
>>> and FileCleanerTrackingTestCase, while IBM JDK 1.6 has problems with the
>>> WriterOutputStream handling UTF16.
>>
>> Hi Jörg,
>>
>> Thanks for testing - I logged a JIRA issue for this and put the
>> details in that ticket:
>>
>>     https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IO-253
>
> It is good to track it.
>
>> The short summary is that I believe the WriterOutputStream failure is
>> a bug in IBM's JDK 1.6
>
> There's a good chance, IBM's JDK 1.6 is based on Apache Harmony code ;-)

I tried Harmony 6.0M3 - but the tests passed.

Niall

>> and the memory problems with
>> FileCleanerTrackingTestCase I can't investigate because I don't have
>> access to IBM JDK 1.5
>
> Yeah, this is funny. For Linux you can download freely down to 1.4.2.
>
>> - but I believe this is an issue in the test
>> rather than in FileCleanerTracking.
>
> The only thin that's kinda strange is that the OOME cannot be caught, resp.
> it is not thrown properly.
>
>> It would be nice for these tests to pass on IBM's JDKs - but I don't
>> think it should block the release of Commons IO 2.0.
>
> Fine with me. Voting is too late now ;-)
>
> - Jörg
>
>
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