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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: 0.7 is nearly there
Date Sun, 15 May 2005 07:13:31 GMT
Antonio Gallardo wrote:
> David Crossley dijo:
> > Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
> >> Antonio Gallardo wrote:
> >> >David Crossley dijo:
> >> >
> >> >>Antonio Gallardo wrote:
> >> ...
> >> >>>I suggest to add ant 2.6.3. It brings better java 1.5 support and
lot
> >> of
> >> >>>fixes:
> >> >>>
> >> >>>http://cvs.apache.org/viewcvs.cgi/ant/WHATSNEW?only_with_tag=ANT_163&view=markup
> >> >>
> >> >>Okay, i for one, am happy that "somebody" updates our libraries.
> >> >
> >> >Ping! :-) OKAY I will do this. :-)
> >>
> >> 1.6.3 has some bugs that have come out just after release.
> >> They are releasing 1.6.4 on Thursday, May 19th.
> >>
> >> This is an example of why we should not upgrade a library just after
> >> it's released if there is not an important bugfix for us in it.
> >
> > That is why i suggested that if we do want to upgrade our
> > libraries, then we can use a current snapshot or pre-release.
> > I didn't realise that Antonio was suggesting an older version.
> 
> 1.6.3 is an older version? This is the lastest "stable" released.

It is older than the current head of their trunk.

> BTW,
> even the current in forrest rerpo is buggy. If not, hence there will not
> need for bug fixing. ;-)
> 
> All in all, I am +1 for waiting to 1.6.4. We can release few days later.

That is the issue. We don't want to wait until then
to commence our release testing phase. It might actually
turn out that we are not ready by then anway.

--David

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