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From Kervin Pierre <ker...@sludev.com>
Subject Re: [io] Is commons-io dormant?
Date Tue, 12 May 2015 21:09:36 GMT
Hi Gary,

I'd like to help if possible.  What would be involved?

Also, is an alpha/beta release to Maven a possibility as a 'more
accessible' alternative?

Best regards,
Kervin

On Sun, 2015-05-10 at 22:26 -0500, Gary Gregory wrote:
> Hello, it is not dormant. It's just that no one has volunteered to cut a release candidate.
The component is due for a refresh. I did not realize it had been so long since a release.
> Any volunteers? 
> 
> Gary 
> 
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Kervin Pierre <kervin@sludev.com> 
> Date: 05/10/2015  18:20  (GMT-06:00) 
> To: dev@commons.apache.org 
> Subject: [io] Is commons-io dormant? 
> 
> Hi,
> 
> The last snapshot ( 2.5-SNAPSHOT ) seems to be over a year old, and last
> release 2.4 was in 2012 ( I believe, please correct me if I'm wrong ).  
> 
> I started using its Tailer class in 2.4 and realized there are a few
> bugs.  Some are fixed over a year now in SVN.  E.g. commons-io 2.4
> version swallows InterruptException.  For a class that blocks most of
> its life that's very inconvenient when trying to shutdown the thread.
> Also there are fixes relating to
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IO-279 which although aren't
> entirely fixed, have been made much better but are only in the snapshot.
> 
> So is commons-io dormant?  Is there something users can do to help if
> it's a time-resource issue?
> 
> Best regards,
> Kervin
> ​​​


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