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From "David W. Van Couvering" <David.Vancouver...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: DB2JCC, was: [jira] Updated: (DERBY-689) Various improvements to compatibility test.
Date Wed, 09 Nov 2005 18:23:32 GMT
Yes, that was my point, it should be optional, and it's not documented 
that way now.  JCC testing should be provided as a nice-to-have feature, 
not as a required part of releasing Derby.

I also don't think a release manager should be *required* to run 
compatibility tests for JCC (although most probably will).  If a 
particular release manager for a particular release doesn't care, it 
seems they shouldn't have to.

That said, I suspect those committers who do care will probably run JCC 
compatibility tests and vote -1 on a release *if* JCC doesn't work 
because the currently implementation of Derby is not compliant with the 
DRDA spec.

David

Daniel John Debrunner wrote:
> Rick Hillegas wrote:
> 
> 
> 
>>DB2JCC is included because some Derby customers use it and I thought the
>>community would be interested in tracking its compatibility issues. For
>>instance, we might want to understand issues which customers will face
>>if they migrate off DB2JCC onto DerbyClient 10.2. Based on previous
>>email threads, I could see these compatibility issues gating the
>>acceptance of proposals or releases by some of our committers.
> 
> 
> That's great to include tests/framework for JCC.
> 
> The question is can it be optional, or must I download JCC to run these
> tests with combinations that do not include JCC?
> 
> People who want to test JCC should be able to, those that don't
> shouldn't be required to download JCC.
> 
> Thanks,
> Dan.
> 

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