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From Brent Atkinson <brent.atkin...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: what is needed for a 1.4.1 release (was: Move Continuum to Attic?)
Date Thu, 03 May 2012 15:28:48 GMT
Yes, sounds good. I'll read through the thread again to see if I can't
figure out items I can tackle. The empty pass issue Louis mentioned should
have a patch already (I believe I submitted it).

Brent

On Wed, May 2, 2012 at 1:52 AM, Brett Porter <brett@apache.org> wrote:

> There were a few questions I posed earlier in the thread. Also, it seems
> like Marica has started taking a run at the issues.
>
> My understanding of the TODO list is:
> - get Redback upgraded off a snapshot
> - identify any release blocking issues - such as regressions
> - identify a release manager
> - identify any JIRA issues that should be tackled for 1.4.1, either
> because you've got something you want to finish / are familiar with, it has
> a patch
> - start pushing the rest out of the 1.4.1 bucket
>
> I suggest we try and get the first two done, then set a time box at which
> point the selected RM will start pushing it forward regardless of any
> issues still open (which might be best as soon as possible, before it loses
> attention).
>
> Does that make sense?
>
> - Brett
>
> On 20/04/2012, at 12:29 AM, Brent Atkinson wrote:
>
> > Hi,
> >
> > Sorry for the late response. I have been preoccupied with other
> > responsibilities, but coincidentally things have recently freed up and
> I'm
> > interested in moving things forward. I haven't gone through the release
> > process myself, but would love to help in any way I can.
> >
> > What can I do?
> >
> > Brent
> >
> > On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 6:52 PM, Louis Smith <dr.louis.smith@gmail.com
> >wrote:
> >
> >> Setup IceChat and joined.  DrLLSmith will see you there!
> >>
> >> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 10:47 PM, Deng Ching <oching@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Louis, you might also want to join #continuum in irc.codehaus.org(port
> >>> 6667) for quick questions :)
> >>>
> >>> -Deng
> >>>
> >>> On Tue, Apr 17, 2012 at 9:03 PM, Brett Porter <brett@apache.org>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On 17/04/2012, at 9:50 PM, Louis Smith wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> I also agree on the 1.4.1GA.  I will make time to help on that -
but
> >> I
> >>>> will
> >>>>> need your guidance.
> >>>>
> >>>> Great!
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> From my memory, I recall that it will need (at least)
> >>>>>
> >>>>>  - the fixed version of redback for blank passwords to LDAP
> >>>>
> >>>> Do you recall the issue # here?
> >>>>
> >>>> Probably the first thing to try is to see if Redback 1.3 is suitable
> to
> >>>> drop in. Trunk is currently looking at 1.3-M2-SNAPSHOT, so it needs
to
> >> be
> >>>> updated. There may be some incompatible changes (and certainly 1.4 is
> >> far
> >>>> more significant). If that becomes a problem, the other option is to
> >>>> release off the 1.3-Mx branch with the required changes.
> >>>>
> >>>>>  - database update scripts for 1.3.x to 1.4.x ( I may have those
in
> >> my
> >>>>>  archive from when I did my upgrades to 1.4.x)
> >>>>
> >>>> I'm sure that this just works automatically - I did it on a few
> >>> occasions.
> >>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I would very much prefer getting my clients up to the 1.4.x branch
> >> than
> >>>>> converting them off the apache stack to mercurial/hudson.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> So... how do I get started?
> >>>>
> >>>> Once the redback snapshot is sorted out and any fixes you're willing
> to
> >>>> integrate are in, it should be ready to go.
> >>>>
> >>>> The other thing people can do to help is identifying JIRA issues that
> >>>> either can or should be fixed (whether in this or a subsequent point
> >>>> release), and if possible helping with that.
> >>>>
> >>>>> Got some docs for me to read on how to push a
> >>>>> release?
> >>>>
> >>>> That's something I can work with you on -
> >>>> http://continuum.apache.org/development/release.html
> >>>>
> >>>> Most of that is straightforward - the main work there is in testing
> and
> >>>> doing things like release notes.
> >>>>
> >>>> - Brett
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Brett Porter
> >>>> brett@apache.org
> >>>> http://brettporter.wordpress.com/
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Dr. Louis Smith, ThD
> >> Chief Technology Officer, Kyra InfoTech
> >> Colonel, Commemorative Air Force
> >>
>
> --
> Brett Porter
> brett@apache.org
> http://brettporter.wordpress.com/
> http://au.linkedin.com/in/brettporter
> http://twitter.com/brettporter
>
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