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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: 10.6 dblook improvements, was: documentation for 10.6 features
Date Mon, 15 Mar 2010 15:14:19 GMT
Knut Anders Hatlen wrote:
> Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@Sun.COM> writes:
>
>   
>> Knut Anders Hatlen wrote:
>>     
>>> Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@Sun.COM> writes:
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>>>> I have added a documentation column and a leading dashboard column to
>>>> the table of features on the 10.6 release page:
>>>> http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyTenSixOneRelease Please correct
>>>> this table if you know of documentation which I have missed.
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> I added links to the (not yet finished) documentation issues for the
>>> rest of the features. The only feature with no doc JIRA is DBLOOK
>>> Improvements, but that feature is not done yet and there hasn't been any
>>> activity for quite some time.
>>>
>>>   
>>>       
>> Thanks, Knut.
>>
>> I wonder what we should say about dblook in the release notes. I feel
>> that the coding is almost done, but the feature needs a lot of
>> verification, which won't happen in the time remaining for 10.6. What
>> if anything should we say about dblook in 10.6?
>>     
>
> The code has not been committed yet, so unless someone is actually
> planning to finish the work for 10.6, I don't think we need to say
> anything about it.
>
> The patch that's attached to the issue (DERBY-4272) still applies to
> head of trunk, and the code builds. It looks like it changes the
> compilation of the tools classes so that they'll only work on Java 5 or
> later, though. I tried to change that back to 1.4, but the code
> apparently uses some Java 5 methods. It's probably not that much work to
> get it to compile for 1.4, but it won't happen until someone volunteers
> to scratch that itch.
>
>   
Thanks for looking into that, Knut. I have removed the dblook task from 
the feature list and moved dblook into a concluding list of deferred 
items: http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbyTenSixOneRelease

Thanks,
-Rick

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