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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: 1.0 Status: IRC Report
Date Sun, 18 Dec 2005 23:34:00 GMT
release as what?  rc1 or 1.0?

On Dec 18, 2005, at 6:16 PM, Aaron Mulder wrote:

> Alan, Matt, and I spoke about the release on IRC.  Matt's thoughts  
> are:
> 1. integrate the shell script changes to reduce verbosity. Matt thinks
> this is important because its a customer's first impression and an
> ECHO OFF is fairly trivial (famous last words)
> 2. Integrate the fixes from JGenender for clustering since this is
> such a big thing for users and this was advertised to folks.  The
> change looks reasoinalbe...doesn't seem to risk TCK testing and if it
> doesn't work we're no worse off than we are now
> 3. (Aaron paraphrasing) Include the simple security patch to reject
> logins if web.xml has security settings but the Geronimo plan is not
> provided or does not have security settings.  The proposal to change
> our Jetty system to use a "default" realm with no users in it has a
> higher risk of breaking something (plus, it's not ready).
> 4. Tag and cut a set of binaries tonight and start a TCK run
> Alan thought we should TCK and release the build that Matt made last
> night.  I thought that we should integrate the changes above and TCK
> and release that.
> At the end of the conversation Matt asked me to summarize the
> conversation and said of the 4-step plan above: "you can give it my +1
> and barring core dumps in Java this is it.   I'll build tonight and
> ask David Blevins to start the TCK on it".
> After that John Sisson pointed out that we have not fixed the issue of
> spaces in the names of certain files in the documentation.
> I'm not totally clear whether Matt wanted more input or whether he's
> made his final decision as release manager, but I would assume that if
> anyone feels strongly that the plan above is a mistake then they
> should speak up right away.  :)
> Thanks,
>     Aaron

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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