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From "Ersin Er" <>
Subject Re: 1.5.1 release soon ?
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2007 11:39:41 GMT

As we want to release more frequently, let's do it. But let's give it
one week so some small issues can be fixed like documentation.

On 6/7/07, Emmanuel Lecharny <> wrote:
> Hi dear developpers !
> we have had recently some huge modifications in the server, and I'm just
> wondering if it won't be good for us and mainly for our users to release a
> new version, 1.5.1, to get some feedback from our users (release often
> strategy) ?
> * SASL has been added, and it was an expected addition to the server. As it
> is a huge modification, it seems to be quite reasonnable to push it into a
> revision, and move on to a new version (namely, 1.5.2-SNAPSHOT ).
> * We can also use MD5 and SHA (salted or not) for passwords
> * Peformances have been improved for searches requests ( topping 4500 req/s
> on my laptop)
> Releasing 1.5.1 means serious impacts, though :
>  - we still have some problem with the current configuration, as it has been
> changed a lot for SASL. We would have expected those changes to be pushed to
> the next version, but, well, it's done. I suggest that we keep the current
> configuration, but we wil have to address some of the issues it generates.
> - that also means the the documentation about configuration must be reviewed
> - the Configuration plugin has to be modified. pam estimation is that it
> will take him 3 or 4 days to do it
> - we still have to change some logic in the BindRequest code, because I'm
> afraid that performance won't be very good
> - we have a hell lot of bugs in 1.5.1 (16, including 2 blockers), but we may
> want to fix some of them only, like referrals or uniqueMember, and push the
> other ones to 1.5.2
> wdyt ?
> --
> Regards,
> Cordialement,
> Emmanuel L├ęcharny

Ersin Er

R.A. and Ph.D Student at the Dept. of Computer Eng. in Hacettepe University

Committer and PMC Member of The Apache Directory Project
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