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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ApacheDS] Preparing to release
Date Mon, 31 Mar 2008 20:38:39 GMT
What's remaining ...

DIRSERVER-832 Added Attributes are all case sensitive
DIRSERVER-956 Aborting a client search does not stop the search
DIRSERVER-957 OOM when adding a lot of entries
DIRSERVER-955 FilterMatch permissions are not being handled in Access
Control decisions


On Mon, Mar 31, 2008 at 7:06 AM, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org> wrote:

> In preparation for a pre ApacheCon release (1.5.2), I will start fixing
> issues today and probably tomorrow.
>
> Alex
>
>
> On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 12:33 PM, Alex Karasulu <akarasulu@apache.org>
> wrote:
>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > We have not had a release in over 9 months.  We've fixed many issues,
> > introduced features (i.e. StartTLS, revamped installers etc) and
> > improved the server quite a bit.  Also with ApacheCon on the horizon I think
> > it makes sense to get a release out the door.
> >
> > Since 1.5 is a feature introduction branch there's no need to close all
> > issues open.  I do recommend we do solve the blocking issues and perhaps
> > consider other critical issues.  Right now we only have the following
> > blockers:
> >
> > DIRSERVER-1149 Removing a non existing value of an attribute removes one
> > of this attribute's values
> > DIRSERVER-957 OOM when adding a lot of entries
> > DIRSERVER-832 Added Attributes are all case sensitive
> >
> > DIRSERVER-832 is not a blocker but could result in other bugs we have
> > yet to discover.  It's going to go away when the Entry API is completely put
> > in position and the Cursor code is merged to use the Entry API.  So it can
> > wait.
> >
> > These are the remaining critical issues:
> >
> > DIRSERVER-1155 Use the rollback mechanism to restore the base when
> > schema is modified
> >   - this is not critical IMO
> > DIRSERVER-731 Streaming big objects
> >   - this is critical but not a must have for this release
> > DIRSERVER-833 Attribute(s)Impl usage and API
> >   - again not critical and will be complete when bigbang is complete
> > DIRSERVER-882 Adding a tool to convert Schema files to Ldif Files
> >   - not a critical feature (nice to have though) users can leverage
> > studio for the time being
> > DIRSERVER-956 Aborting a client search does not stop the search
> >   - CRITICAL
> > DIRSERVER-959 We nedd a global cache
> >   - not critical - this is just a feature to do away with per partition
> > entry cache (we can live with it)
> > DIRSERVER-990 2 objects of the Apache DS Schema share the same OID
> >   - CRITICAL
> > DIRSERVER-997 Block search ability for userPassword attribute
> >   - can wait until another release before going GA
> > DIRSERVER-1083 Search on an custom attribute added to the dynamic schema
> > fails when no result is found
> >   - CRITICAL
> > DIRSERVER-465 Make partitions nestable: remove the nexus singleton!
> >   - can wait
> > DIRSERVER-646 Replacing an unknown attribute with no values (deletion)
> > causes an error
> >   - CRITICAL
> > DIRSERVER-1056 Cleaning the warnings
> >   - can wait
> > DIRSERVER-1064 Admin password cannot be hashed
> >   - this has been fixed
> > DIRSERVER-798 Configurable ApacheDS OSGi bundles require schema oid
> > assignments
> >   - can wait
> > DIRSERVER-955 FilterMatch permissions are not being handled in Access
> > Control decisions
> >   - need more investigation
> >
> > So personally I would consider the following issues on our plate for
> > this release:
> >
> > DIRSERVER-1149 Removing a non existing value of an attribute removes one
> > of this attribute's values
> > DIRSERVER-957 OOM when adding a lot of entries
> > DIRSERVER-832 Added Attributes are all case sensitive
> > DIRSERVER-956 Aborting a client search does not stop the search
> > DIRSERVER-990 2 objects of the Apache DS Schema share the same OID
> > DIRSERVER-1083 Search on an custom attribute added to the dynamic schema
> > fails when no result is found
> > DIRSERVER-646 Replacing an unknown attribute with no values (deletion)
> > causes an error
> >
> > This needs more investigation:
> >
> > DIRSERVER-955 FilterMatch permissions are not being handled in Access
> > Control decisions
> >
> > I think we can knock these out pretty rapidly.  If we cannot do so by
> > Wednesday of next week I recommend we release anyway.  There's no reason why
> > we should not.  1.5.2 is a feature introduction release that does not
> > guarantee a bug free server.  Users would probably prefer to have a
> > trackable release with these new features as a line in the sand to test
> > against.
> >
> > Also I want to fix the present installer situation so we have installers
> > once again for our latest release.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> > Alex
> >
> >
>

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