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From Henri Gomez <henri.go...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Felix 1.5.0 snapshot
Date Tue, 03 Mar 2009 17:29:42 GMT
Great.

I got this snapshot repository referenced in our Nexus, so I should be
easy to grab new stuff.

thanks

2009/3/3 Stuart McCulloch <mcculls@gmail.com>:
> 2009/3/4 Henri Gomez <henri.gomez@gmail.com>
>
>> Where could we found it ?
>>
>
> either build from trunk or download the main Felix jar (ie. framework +
> launcher) from:
>
>
> http://people.apache.org/repo/m2-snapshot-repository/org/apache/felix/org.apache.felix.main/1.5.0-SNAPSHOT
>
> this is the Apache snapshot repository, so you can find the other artifacts
> in nearby directories
>
>
>> Cheers
>>
>> 2009/3/3 Richard S. Hall <heavy@ungoverned.org>:
>> > Hey guys,
>> >
>> > I think we will start to gear up for a 1.6.0 release of framework and
>> main.
>> > I just deployed a 1.5.0 snapshot for your pleasure or feel free to build
>> > from trunk. I hope people will spend some time playing with this snapshot
>> > since it has seen some major refactoring under the covers. There are two
>> > main areas where there was a lot of refactoring:
>> >
>> >  1. The structure of the code was simplified to remove a lot of the
>> >     generic module layer and make it more specific to OSGi, since in
>> >     all likelihood we will never implement a different module system
>> >     on top of the module layer. These changes are not complete, but
>> >     since they are implementation details we can finish this
>> >     refactoring in later releases. Hopefully, these changes will not
>> >     impact anyone.
>> >  2. The locking/concurrency approach was refactored quite a bit.
>> >     Mainly, we try to be a little more precise and strict in our
>> >     locking. However, since strictness and precision can lead to
>> >     deadlocks, we have tried to make the locking interruptible in the
>> >     case a potential deadlock is detected. I just committed the final
>> >     changes (I hope) in this area for this snapshot. It is possible
>> >     that these changes will impact users, so testing by people using
>> >     multiple threads is greatly appreciated.
>> >
>> > Please report any issues back to the mailing list or with JIRA, thanks.
>> >
>> > -> richard
>> >
>>
>
>
>
> --
> Cheers, Stuart
>

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