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From Myrna van Lunteren <m.v.lunte...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: release pages Andrew please review
Date Fri, 18 Nov 2005 14:08:20 GMT
Should the copyright date be up to 2005?
Myrna

 On 11/18/05, Kathey Marsden <kmarsdenderby@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>
> Attached are the proposed release pages for 10.1.2.1 <http://10.1.2.1/>.
> Andrew (and
> anyone else interested), could you please review?
>
> Thanks
>
> Kathey
>
>
>
>
> #!/bin/sh
>
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> # Wrapper script around mirrors.cgi script
> # (we must change to that directory in order for python to pick up the
> # python includes correctly)
> # Copied from Stefan's http://www.apache.org/~bodewig/mirror.html
> cd /www/www.apache.org/dyn/mirrors
> /www/www.apache.org/dyn/mirrors/mirrors.cgi $*
>
>
> Release Overview
>
> Derby is a pure Java relational database engine using standard SQL and
> JDBC as its APIs. 10.1.2.1 <http://10.1.2.1/> is a bug fix release
> providing quality improvements for Derby 10.1
>
> What's new in 10.1.2.1 <http://10.1.2.1/>:
>
>    - Globalization of the 10.1 error messages.
>    - Eclipse 3.1 support
>    - Ability to run on Mac OS X with no special configuration
>    - Support for direct execution of derbynet.jar using the -jar option
>    of the VM
>    - Fixes to allow databases to be loaded from jars in the classpath
>    - Fixes to improve J2ME support
>    - Fixes to improve security manager support
>    - Many important fixes to correct issues with data integrity,
>    correct memory leaks and address other product defects
>
> For a comprehensive list of changes, consult the Release Notes.
>
> 10.1.2.1 <http://10.1.2.1/> functionality includes:
>
>    - Embedded engine with JDBC driver
>    - Network Server
>    - Network client JDBC driver
>    - Command line tools: ij (SQL scripting), dblook (schema dump) and
>    sysinfo (system info)
>
> SQL support:
>
>    - Schemas, tables, temporary tables, views, triggers, indexes,
>    savepoints
>    - Java procedures and functions
>    - Standard datatypes including BLOB and CLOB
>    - Sub-queries and joins
>    - Primary key, foreign key, unique and check constraints
>    - Referential actions
>
> Other features:
>
>    - Full ACID transaction support with all four isolation levels
>    - Row and table level locking
>    - Configurable authentication including LDAP support
>    - Import/Export
>    - On-line backup and recovery support
>    - Optional on-disk encryption
>    - Platform independent database format
>    - Full support for Java 2 Security Manager
>
> JDK/JDBC support:
>
>    - JDK 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, and J2ME support
>    - JSR-169, JDBC 2.1, and JDBC 3.0 support
>
> Release Notes
>
> Derby version 10.1.2.1 <http://10.1.2.1/>
> 10.1.2.1 <http://10.1.2.1/> is a bug fix release based on Apache Derby 10.1.1.0
> <http://db.apache.org/derby/releases/release-10.1.1.0.cgi>. In addition to
> many other bug fixes, this release contains the fix for DERBY-662 which is a
> rare but potentially serious data loss issue on case insensitive file
> systems. This release fixes the following reported JIRA issues since the
> 10.1.1.0 <http://10.1.1.0/> release: Bugs
>
>    - [DERBY-626 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-626>] -
>    Booting embedded engine requires read permission to derby.jar be
>    granted for all code in the stack
>    - [DERBY-643 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-643>] -
>    Eclipse Derby doc plug-in: Resources page points to the incubator site
>    instead of db.apache.org <http://db.apache.org/>
>    - [DERBY-650 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-650>] -
>    Hyperlinks in demo/demo.html are broken
>    - [DERBY-652 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-652>] -
>    Documentation and demos have incubator references
>    - [DERBY-656 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-656>] -
>    SecurityException with accessDeclaredMembers on
>    DatabaseMetaData.getTables.
>    - [DERBY-657 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-657>] -
>    Release archives should have executable bits set for scripts and text files
>    should have proper line endings.
>    - [DERBY-662 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-662>] -
>    during crash recovery of a drop table, on case insensitive files systems
>    derby may delete wrong file
>    - [DERBY-1 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-1>] - Can't
>    create a new db on OS X
>    - [DERBY-149 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-149>] -
>    Server hang when invalid string is bound to datetime columns.
>    - [DERBY-374 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-374>] -
>    Invalid URL with Derby Client when connecting to Network Server causes
>    protocol exception.
>    - [DERBY-375 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-375>] -
>    Specification of incomplete server properties on command line causes NPE
>    with NetworkServerControl when starting the server.
>    - [DERBY-385 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-385>] -
>    servlet Back to Main Page link points to csnet instead of derbynet
>    - [DERBY-388 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-388>] -
>    Intermittent failures when executing UPDATE trigger statements
>    - [DERBY-392 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-392>] -
>    Disable creating indexes on long varchar for bit data. Long varchar column
>    doesn't allow creating indexes already.
>    - [DERBY-406 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-406>] -
>    Client DataSource should not require user property to be set
>    - [DERBY-409 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-409>] -
>    ClientDataSource setConnectionAttributes("create=true") fails with "An
>    attempt was made to access a database, mydbcreate=true, which was not
>    found."
>    - [DERBY-410 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-410>] -
>    ClientDataSource should not require serverName/portNumber to be set
>    - [DERBY-411 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-411>] -
>    dblook_test fails on aix platform fails with ibmjdk131
>    - [DERBY-414 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-414>] -
>    With Network Client starting an XA transaction resets the isolation level
>    set with setTransactionIsolation
>    - [DERBY-424 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-424>] -
>    Queryplan for a query using SESSION schema view is incorrectly put in
>    statement cache. This could cause incorrect plan getting executed later if a
>    temp. table is created with that name.
>    - [DERBY-440 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-440>] -
>    derby.jar has directory (package) entries in it which are not
>    required
>    - [DERBY-447 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-447>] -
>    getBoolean() throws data conversion exception for DECIMAL type in
>    J2ME/CDC/Foundation
>    - [DERBY-452 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-452>] -
>    Import/export fails for DECIMAL type in J2ME/Foundation
>    - [DERBY-459 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-459>] -
>    lang/errorStream.java fails intermittently on Windows 2003 server
>    - [DERBY-470 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-470>] -
>    Exception when using LOCALIZEDDISPLAY with JSR169
>    - [DERBY-476 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-476>] -
>    Derby UI plug-in version 1.0.0 incompatible with Eclipse 3.1 M6 or
>    higher
>    - [DERBY-485 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-485>] -
>    SecurityException or LinkageException thrown during loading a class from a
>    database jar incorrectly shuts the engine down.
>    - [DERBY-488 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-488>] -
>    DatabaseMetaData.getColumns() fails on iSeries JDK 1.4 with verfier
>    error on generated class.
>    - [DERBY-498 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-498>] -
>    Result set holdability defined inside stored procedures is ignored by
>    server/client
>    - [DERBY-500 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-500>] -
>    Update/Select failure when BLOB/CLOB fields updated in several rows by
>    PreparedStatement using setBinaryStream and setCharacterStream
>    - [DERBY-504 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-504>] -
>    SELECT DISTINCT returns duplicates when selecting from subselects
>    - [DERBY-518 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-518>] -
>    Data type mismatch error for boolean to DECIMAL conversion in J2ME
>    - [DERBY-522 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-522>] -
>    ERROR X0Y79 raised when adding comments using "--" before sql queries with
>    Network Client
>    - [DERBY-527 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-527>] -
>    Incorrect insane build on windows platform
>    - [DERBY-530 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-530>] -
>    ClientDriver ignores Properties object in connect(String url, Properties
>    connectionProperties) method
>    - [DERBY-535 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-535>] -
>    Driver.acceptsURL() for embedded driver incorrectly returns true for
>    a client url like jdbc:derby://
>    - [DERBY-540 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-540>] -
>    Loading databases from jars in the classpath is broken, databases cannot be
>    found.
>    - [DERBY-557 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-557>] -
>    Client driver gets OutOfMemoryError when re-executing statement without
>    closing ResultSet
>    - [DERBY-558 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-558>] -
>    Optimizer hangs with query that uses more than 6 tables and does subquery
>    flattening.
>    - [DERBY-559 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-559>] -
>    With Network Client, user and password attriubtes specified in the url
>    should not be sent to hte server with the RDBNAM or print with getURL
>    - [DERBY-561 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-561>] -
>    embedded driver jdbcCompliant() method should return true
>    - [DERBY-562 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-562>] -
>    Derby incorrectly throws Exception when streaming to BLOB field
>    - [DERBY-566 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-566>] - Doc
>    bug for saving ij output to a file
>    - [DERBY-613 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-613>] -
>    Intended location of network server tracing files is not clear.
>    - [DERBY-620 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-620>] -
>    BUILDING.txt section 3.2(1): Instructions for finding user home
>    directory are not reliable
>    - [DERBY-624 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-624>] -
>    Running derbynetclientmats and derbynetmats requires accessDeclaredMembers
>    permission to be granted with sane=true
>
> Improvements
>
>    - [DERBY-419 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-419>] -
>    Support direct execution of derbynet.jar using the -jar option of
>    the VM.
>    - [DERBY-468 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-468>] -
>    Unreserve COUNT keyword, if possible.
>    - [DERBY-636 <http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/DERBY-636>] -
>    Updated localized messages for Derby 10.1
>
> Consult Jira for a list of open code issues for the release. Distributions
>
> Use the links below to download a distribution of Apache Derby from one of
> our mirrors. It is good practice to verify the integrity<http://%5blocation%5d/#verify>of
the distribution files.
>
> You are currently using *[preferred]*. If you encounter a problem with
> this mirror, then please select another. If all mirrors are failing, there
> are backup mirrors at the end of the list. See status<http://www.apache.org/mirrors/>of
mirrors.
> Other mirrors: [http] [ftp] [backup] (backup)
>
> There are three different distributions:
>
>    - bin distribution - contains the documentation, javadoc, and jar
>    files for Derby.
>    - lib distribution - contains only the jar files for Derby.
>    - src distribution - contains the Derby source tree at the point
>    which the binaries were built.
>
> db-derby-10.1.2.1-bin.zip<http://%5bpreferred%5d/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-bin.zip>[
> PGP<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-bin.zip.asc>]
> [MD5<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-bin.zip.md5>
> ]
> db-derby-10.1.2.1-bin.tar.gz<http://%5bpreferred%5d/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-bin.tar.gz>[
> PGP<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-bin.tar.gz.asc>]
> [MD5<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-bin.tar.gz.md5>
> ]
>
> db-derby-10.1.2.1-lib.zip<http://%5bpreferred%5d/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-lib.zip>[
> PGP<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-lib.zip.asc>]
> [MD5<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-lib.zip.md5>
> ]
> db-derby-10.1.2.1-lib.tar.gz<http://%5bpreferred%5d/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-lib.tar.gz>[
> PGP<http://%5bpreferred%5d/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-lib.tar.gz.asc>]
> [MD5<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-lib.tar.gz.md5>
> ]
>
> db-derby-10.1.2.1-src.zip<http://%5bpreferred%5d/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-src.zip>[
> PGP<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-src.zip.asc>]
> [MD5<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-src.zip.md5>
> ]
> db-derby-10.1.2.1-src.tar.gz<http://%5bpreferred%5d/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-src.tar.gz>[
> PGP<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-src.tar.gz.asc>]
> [MD5<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/db-derby-10.1.2.1-src.tar.gz.md5>
> ]
>
> There are two separate Eclipse plugins for Derby:
>
>    - derby_core_plugin - provides the Derby jar files to other plugins
>    in Eclipse.
>    - derby_ui_plugin - provides an Apache Derby Nature in Eclipse for
>    easy database application development.
>
> derby_core_plugin_10.1.1.zip<http://%5bpreferred%5d/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/derby_core_plugin_10.1.1.zip>[
> PGP<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/derby_core_plugin_10.1.1.zip.asc>]
> [MD5<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/derby_core_plugin_10.1.1.zip.md5>
> ]
> derby_ui_plugin_1.1.0.zip<http://%5bpreferred%5d/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/derby_ui_plugin_1.1.0.zip>[
> PGP<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/derby_ui_plugin_1.1.0.zip.asc>]
> [MD5<http://www.apache.org/dist/db/derby/db-derby-10.1.2.1/derby_ui_plugin_1.1.0.zip.md5>
> ]
>
> Please note: both plugins must be installed for full functionality. For
> information on installing and using the Derby plugins for Eclipse, please
> see the Using the 10.1 Core and 1.1 UI Derby plug-ins<http://db.apache.org/derby/integrate/plugin_howto.html>page.
> Testing
>
> Tests were run on the following platforms. Results are listed separately
> for each platform.
>   Type test platform, jvm version by.: derbyall suite Windows XP WCTME 5.7 Deepa
> Remesh (dremesh@gmail.com) derbyall suite RHEL 4.0 (32 bit), IBM SDK 1.4.2 Ramandeep
> Kaur (ramnk@yngvi.org) derbyall suite RHEL 4.0 (64-bit), IBM SDK 1.4.2 Myrna
> Van Lunteren (m.v.lunteran@gmail.com) derbyall suite RHEL 4.0 (64-bit),
> Sun JDK 1.5.0_04 Myrna Van Lunteren (m.v.lunteran@gmail.com) derbyall
> suite SUSE Pro 9.2, IBM SDK 1.4.2 Ramandeep Kaur (ramank@yngvi.org) derbyall
> suite SUSE Pro 9.2, Sun JDK 1.5.0_05 Ramandeep Kaur (ramank@yngvi.org) derbyall
> suite Windows 2000, Sun JDK 1.4.2 Kathey Marsden (
> kmarsdenderby@sbcglobal.net) derbyall suite Windows 2000, IBM SDK 1.4.2 Rajesh
> Kartha (kartha@source-zone.org) derbyall suite Linux 2.6.13, Sun JDK
> 1.5.0_05 Bernt Johnsen (Bernt.Johnsen@Sun.COM) derbyall suite Linux
> 2.4.21-27, Sun JDK 1.5.0_03 Ole Solberg (ole.solberg@sun.com) derbyall
> suite SunOS-5.10, Sun JDK 1.5.0_04 Ole Solberg (ole.solberg@sun.com) derbyall
> suite SunOS-5.10, Sun JDK 1.5.0_03 Ole Solberg (ole.solberg@sun.com) derbyall
> suite SunOS-5.9, Sun JDK 1.5.0_03 Ole Solberg (ole.solberg@sun.com) derbyall
> suite SunOS-5.9, Sun JDK 1.5.0_05 Andrew McIntyre (mcintyre.a@gmail.com) derbyall
> suite Mac OS X 10.4.3, Appple JDK 1.4.2 Andrew McIntyre (
> mcintyre.a@gmail.com) derbyall suite Mac OS X 10.4.3, Apple JDK 1.5.0 Andrew
> McIntyre (mcintyre.a@gmail.com)
>
> Several test issues were reported, but no specific code issues were noted.
>
> Tests for a specific platform can be run using the derbyTesting.jar file
> that can be found in the lib directory of the -lib or -bin distributions.
>
> Instructions on how to run the tests can be found in the testing README<http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/db/derby/code/branches/10.1/java/testing/README.htm>
> .
> Verifying releases
>
> It is essential that you verify the integrity of the downloaded files
> using the PGP and MD5 signatures. MD5 verification ensures the file was not
> corrupted during the download process. PGP verification ensures that the
> file came from a certain person.
>
> The PGP signatures can be verified using PGP <http://www.pgpi.org/> or GPG<http://www.gnupg.org/>.
> First download the Apache Derby KEYS<http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/db/derby/code/trunk/KEYS>as
well as the
> asc signature file for the particular distribution. It is important that
> you get these files from the ultimate trusted source - the main ASF
> distribution site, rather than from a mirror. Then verify the signatures
> using ...
>
> % pgpk -a KEYS
> % pgpv db-derby-X.Y.tar.gz.asc
> *or*
>
> % pgp -ka KEYS
> % pgp db-derby-X.Y.tar.gz.asc
> *or*
>
> % gpg --import KEYS
> % gpg --verify db-derby-X.Y.tar.gz.asc
>
> To verify the MD5 signature on the files, you need to use a program called
> md5 or md5sum, which is included in many unix distributions. It is also
> available as part of GNU Textutils<http://www.gnu.org/software/textutils/textutils.html>.
> Windows users can get binary md5 programs from here<http://www.fourmilab.ch/md5/>,
> here <http://www.pc-tools.net/win32/freeware/console/>, or here<http://www.slavasoft.com/fsum/>
> .
>
> We strongly recommend you verify your downloads with both PGP and MD5.
>
>
>

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