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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: DERBY-4331 and the release
Date Mon, 03 Aug 2009 16:08:28 GMT
Kathey Marsden wrote:
> Knut identified a wrong results regression in, DERBY-4331.  I 
> normally would not want to make a release with a known wrong results 
> regression, but am not quite sure what to do with  The vote 
> closed and passed. The release has been posted to the website, but no 
> announcement has been made.  Should we continue with the release or 
> try to abort and make  another release candidate?  If  we do abort, I 
> won't be able to be release manager as I am going out on vacation for 
> a few weeks on August 15.
> Another issue is that DERBY-3926 which introduced the regression was 
> not listed in the release notes because it was still open.  One 
> possible option is to add a release note to that issue now and 
> manually update the release notes on the website (not in the 
> distribution) to  include DERBY-3926 and warn about DERBY-4331.  Then 
> start working on another 10.5 release to be released fairly soon (a 
> couple months).
I am concerned about declaring victory on DERBY-3926. It seems that the 
ordering problem may simply have been shifted from one family of queries 
to another.

> Thoughts?
> Kathey

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