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From Marc Portier <...@outerthought.org>
Subject Re: Code cosmetics (was: [GUMP] Build Failure - xml-forrest)
Date Tue, 15 Apr 2003 21:29:59 GMT
Jeff Turner wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 02:57:01PM +0200, Marc Portier wrote:
> 
>>Hi there,
>>
>>this sounds like a bit of an upcoming issue
>>for a rather cosmetic change:
>>http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/cocoon-2.1/src/java/org/apache/cocoon/generation/FileGenerator.java.diff?r1=1.1&r2=1.2
>>(thx to Steven for helping me see the wonders of viewcvs)
>>
>>I would not like to just add the upcoming method as well and 
>>delegate to the old one since then we will just shut up gump and 
>>will loose his alarming function reminding us that we still have 
>>to remove the old signatures some time in future, right?
> 
> 
> That's a good idea.
> 

what is? doing it or not doing it :-)

> 
>>So upgrading to cocoon-head once again seems appropriate, I'm 
>>getting into gear for doing the job, was just asking a number of 
>>things:
>>
>>I know I have been somewhat of this list lately, but your short 
>>answers can help me get the most of the effort I still want to 
>>share...
>>
>>0. have any of you tried recently and are there issues?
> 
> 
> I tried ~2 weeks ago and failed.  Caching issues it seemed:
> 
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=forrest-dev&m=104894197419881&w=2
> 
> There is also a bug where Cocoon doesn't quit cleanly due to a rogue
> thread:
> 
> http://nagoya.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=18131
> 
> On the positive side, it sounds like Carsten has just fixed the
> cocoon.xconf reload bug.
> 
> 
>>1. do we have some minor standard procedure on how to build 
>>cocoon for forrest and test it?
> 
> 
> If you look in etc/cocoon_upgrade/, there's a diff containing changes
> needed for the new cli.xconf, plus the generateKey -> getKey() code
> change.  There's a shell script which will attempt to upgrade the jars
> too.
> 
> 
>>2. how urgent do you guys feel this is?
> 
> 
> I don't think upgrading Cocoon is particularly urgent.  It depends on
> this equation:
> 
> Net gain = bugs fixed - bugs introduced - upgrade cost
     + gained mind-rest from gump assurance
     (or decrease in gump failure nag mails)

Even so, I don't see it resulting in an assured positive number ATM.

> 
> 

sounds like you are really on top of it, prepared and all,
I'll silently admire your stuff, making sure I can jump in as a 
good toothbrush-private whenever you call for my assistance, 
don't hesitate ...

> Libre stuff addressed in a separate email..
> 

thx chap, replying there too.

> --Jeff
> 
> 
>>regards,
>>-marc=
> 
> 

-marc=
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Marc Portier                            http://outerthought.org/
Outerthought - Open Source, Java & XML Competence Support Center
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