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From David Jencks <david_jen...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] -- M5 release -- (Was Re: 1.0-M5 candidate build)
Date Mon, 03 Oct 2005 22:58:35 GMT
I may not yet have voted although I think my sentiments are clear 
already:

+1 to releasing the zip now
+1 to releasing the installer jar now.

david jencks

On Oct 3, 2005, at 1:08 PM, David Jencks wrote:

> I've modified my local copy of modules/assembly/maven.xml to do the 
> automated parts of building an installer from the distro zip file when 
> located in target/distributions and build an installer from the 
> geronimo-1.0-M5.zip file we tested.  I'm attaching the diff for the 
> maven.xml.  This installer works as far as I can tell.
>
> I'm uploading the installer to  people.apache.org and will attempt to 
> get it to
>
> http://people.apache.org/~djencks/geronimo-installer-1.0-M5.jar
>
> when the upload finishes in about 20 minutes.
>
> I suggest we release this copy, use this email as documentation about 
> how it was prepared, and improve the installer build for head.
>
> thanks
> david jencks
>
> <maven-installer.diff>
>
>
> On Oct 2, 2005, at 11:40 PM, David Jencks wrote:
>
>> First, the good news:
>>
>> All the tck tests pass for the 1.0-M5 candidate build for both jetty 
>> and tomcat!
>>
>> Unfortunately, there seems to be a problem with the 
>> geronimo-installer.jar.  It works fine for jetty but the tomcat 
>> included does not seem to include GERONIMO-1036: the tomcat 
>> configurations are not relocatable.
>>
>> I've done some experiments and it appears that the zip distro does 
>> include this fix, and "reverse engineering" the zip distro into an 
>> installer also includes this fix (but has other problems).  So, I 
>> think david used the wrong copy of geronimo to build the installer 
>> and we will have to try again tomorrow.
>>
>> Thanks
>> david jencks
>>
>> On Oct 2, 2005, at 10:15 PM, David Blevins wrote:
>>
>>> Ta-da!
>>>
>>> http://people.apache.org/~dblevins/geronimo-installer.jar
>>>
>>> -David
>>>
>>> On Oct 2, 2005, at 9:49 PM, David Jencks wrote:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Oct 2, 2005, at 9:11 PM, Aaron Mulder wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> On 10/2/05, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geirm@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Aaron - how do you feel about actually releasing this... care to

>>>>>> vote?
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I would like to vote -1 until there's an installer package 
>>>>> available,
>>>>> but it seemed like it would be rude.  So now I'm hoping that the 
>>>>> vote
>>>>> drags on long enough for David and I to work out the path to the
>>>>> installer.  :)
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I've managed to convince myself that we can claim the tests we have 
>>>> already run cover the installer version as well as the zip version 
>>>> since they include exactly the same jar files, directory structure, 
>>>> and configurations.  The only difference is in the config.xml and 
>>>> config.list files, which are changed to run the tck anyway.  I 
>>>> would prefer in the future that the Izpack stuff be run from a 
>>>> maven plugin and integrated in the build and work by unpacking or 
>>>> including the zip distribution, but am willing to use what we have 
>>>> for M5.  David Blevins is working on building an installer.  With 
>>>> luck it will be available shortly.
>>>>
>>>> thanks
>>>> david jencks
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Aaron
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> On Oct 2, 2005, at 9:05 PM, Aaron Mulder wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Well, as soon as IzPack 3.8 goes final, it should be in Maven
-- 
>>>>>>> the
>>>>>>> previous release is.  I would be happy to make that a condition

>>>>>>> of
>>>>>>> Geronimo 1.0, but I don't think it's necessary for M5.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> It's fine with me if the installer is build by unpacking the
>>>>>>> assembly zip.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Aaron
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On 10/2/05, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> I think there are a couple of issues:
>>>>>>>> 1. It is a really lot of work to run the tck, and I'm not
up for
>>>>>>>> doing
>>>>>>>> it again for a while.  I would prefer to find a way to claim

>>>>>>>> that the
>>>>>>>> geronimo installer is covered by the tests run on the zip

>>>>>>>> distro.  I
>>>>>>>> would be quite happy claiming this if the installer was built
by
>>>>>>>> unpacking the zip into the installer directory rather than

>>>>>>>> copying
>>>>>>>> all/most of the files.  It's probably fine if we build the

>>>>>>>> installer
>>>>>>>> using the same assembly directory, but I'd like some other
>>>>>>>> opinions on
>>>>>>>> this.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> 2. Related to the above, we should build the installer on
the 
>>>>>>>> same
>>>>>>>> assembly module copy as the zip.  That's one of David Blevin's
>>>>>>>> machines, so he should do it.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Also, if we can distribute our own Axis, I'm sure we
can 
>>>>>>>>> distribute
>>>>>>>>> our own IzPack.  But really, I don't think there's a

>>>>>>>>> compelling need
>>>>>>>>> to, since no one needs IzPack to install or run the product.
 
>>>>>>>>> (Also,
>>>>>>>>> you say you couldn't get a copy for yourself, but that's
only
>>>>>>>>> because
>>>>>>>>> the download was troublesome for you, right?  If I had
a 
>>>>>>>>> nickel for
>>>>>>>>> every time ibiblio crapped out... :)
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Ibiblio sometimes has problems, but it is a well known well
>>>>>>>> advertised
>>>>>>>> site with automated downloads and usually works fine.  Stuff
>>>>>>>> available
>>>>>>>> from it has at least theoretically been officially released
by 
>>>>>>>> its
>>>>>>>> authors.  The current version of izpack is on a secret site

>>>>>>>> that you
>>>>>>>> need a password for and that in my experience has not yet

>>>>>>>> worked.  It
>>>>>>>> has not been officially released and I have no idea how it
was 
>>>>>>>> built.
>>>>>>>> I'm not sure how much of an issue I have with this for M5
but I
>>>>>>>> really
>>>>>>>> don't want to continue this state of affairs through the
next
>>>>>>>> release.
>>>>>>>> I think izpack has to be run from maven.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Anyone else have an opinion?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> thanks
>>>>>>>> david jencks
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Aaron
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On 10/2/05, David Jencks <david_jencks@yahoo.com>
wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On Oct 2, 2005, at 8:00 AM, Aaron Mulder wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Cool.  Can you publish a candidate installer,
too?
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> well, I'm not sure.  I see two potential problems,
aside from 
>>>>>>>>>> being
>>>>>>>>>> too
>>>>>>>>>> tired right now to put it together :-)
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> 1. We aren't set up to certify it, how would we make
it clear
>>>>>>>>>> that the
>>>>>>>>>> installer version wasn't certified?  Or is it certified???
 
>>>>>>>>>> I'd
>>>>>>>>>> prefer
>>>>>>>>>> to find a way to certify the installer based version.
 I 
>>>>>>>>>> think it
>>>>>>>>>> would
>>>>>>>>>> be easy to build the installer using maven, but I'm
not sure 
>>>>>>>>>> about
>>>>>>>>>> unpacking/running it to get something to test.  If
we found a
>>>>>>>>>> way to
>>>>>>>>>> make the installer include the certified zip distribution
and 
>>>>>>>>>> just
>>>>>>>>>> unpack it and change the config.* files I don't think
this 
>>>>>>>>>> would
>>>>>>>>>> be an
>>>>>>>>>> issue.  Maybe it's ok to claim the installer is certified
if 
>>>>>>>>>> it is
>>>>>>>>>> built from the same assembly as the zip.  I'm just
not sure.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> 2. It's built with unreleased software that I at
least 
>>>>>>>>>> couldn't get
>>>>>>>>>> for
>>>>>>>>>> myself. I suppose that we could include a copy of
the 
>>>>>>>>>> installer kit
>>>>>>>>>> version we use, as we have included a copy of axis.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> Anyway I hope we can figure out a way to answer these

>>>>>>>>>> questions
>>>>>>>>>> so we
>>>>>>>>>> can put out a installer version.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> thanks
>>>>>>>>>> david jencks
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>>>>>>>     Aaron
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> On 10/2/05, Geir Magnusson Jr. <geirm@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> (just making it clear for others)
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> +1 from me
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> Thanks everyone for the incredible work to
make this happen.
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> geir
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> On Oct 2, 2005, at 8:15 AM, David Jencks
wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> The 1.0-M5  branch passed all the tck
tests, so David 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Blevins
>>>>>>>>>>>>> and I
>>>>>>>>>>>>> have tagged geronimo and openejb and
built a candidate 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> 1.0-M5
>>>>>>>>>>>>> zip.
>>>>>>>>>>>>> We are running the tck on this.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> The zip is available for testing at
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> http://people.apache.org/~dblevins/geronimo-1.0-M5.zip
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> We'd like to call for a vote on a release
based on this tag
>>>>>>>>>>>>> conditional on the tck passing (again).
 I think the 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> process
>>>>>>>>>>>>> would
>>>>>>>>>>>>> be that after the vote we would work
on publishing the 
>>>>>>>>>>>>> jars,
>>>>>>>>>>>>> this
>>>>>>>>>>>>> zip distribution, and a source distribution.
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>> Many thanks,
>>>>>>>>>>>>> david jencks
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>>>> Geir Magnusson Jr
>>>>>>>>>>>> +1-203-665-6437
>>>>>>>>>>>> geirm@apache.org
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437
>>>>>> geirm@apache.org
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>


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