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From anita kulshreshtha <a_kuls...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: Release 1.0 Status - Release Candidate 20051219 Available for Review
Date Mon, 19 Dec 2005 17:56:22 GMT
    tomcat version works on win XP. There were few
trivial issues with the console, for which I have
opened Jira.

Thanks
Anita

--- Joe Bohn <joe.bohn@earthlink.net> wrote:

> Looks pretty good to me on Win XP with both tomcat
> and jetty (aside from 
> the problem with the links to confluence that Dave C
> already mentioned 
> which we should be able to fix without a rebuild).  
> +1
> 
> Joe
> 
> Matt Hogstrom wrote:
> > The feedback on the candidate from yesterday was
> positive and most of 
> > the folks reporting issues on the previous release
> have commented back 
> > and indicated that those problems have been
> addressed.  The most 
> > significant issue being the race condition fixed
> by Dain as well as some 
> > console issues raised by other folks. Thanks to
> all for their quick 
> > turnaround of problems and comments.
> > 
> > Today on e-mail and IRC there was discussion about
> three additional 
> > issues that were asked to be considered for the
> final release.  They were:
> > 
> > Correct a script for Windows to reduce the
> verbosity of the startup. 
> > (GERONIMO-1385)
> > 
> > Fix a problem with Tomcat Clustering GBean (I
> think Jeff is opening a 
> > JIRA for this one)
> > 
> > Security issue where the user requested secure
> pages but they were not 
> > being honored by the server and potentially left
> them insecure 
> > (GERONIMO-1384).
> > 
> > After talking with Aaron, Jeff and John about the
> impacts I decided to 
> > apply their fixes to the 1.0 branch to build and
> test them.  My 
> > rationale was as follows (-1's on my thinking
> welcome...we'll not 
> > really...but I'll accept them):
> > 
> > - We indicated that clustering would be available
> in 1.0.  We knew there 
> > was an issue and Jeff had the fix in hand.  Given
> that we had to re-run 
> > CTS and this fix was simple and localized I felt
> that it was important 
> > enough for the project to be included.
> > 
> > - The security error was significant in that the
> user had no warning 
> > that a requested feature would not be honored. 
> The fix provided by 
> > Aaron effectively detected the condition at
> deployment and aborted with 
> > an error message telling the user what was wrong
> and to take corrective 
> > action.  A better fix is planned but was beyond
> the scope of 1.0 so this 
> > stop-gap is sufficient for 1.0.
> > 
> > - The verbose batch script on Windows was
> providing a lot of extra and 
> > unnecessary information and since that is the
> user's first impression I 
> > felt it was important enough to address for 1.0
> and included that as well.
> > 
> > That said, as release manager I am officially
> declaring the release 
> > closed barring TCK failures or any other serious
> issues.  Serious in my 
> > mind means corrupted data or intolerable outcomes.
> > 
> > That said, the new build is available at 
> > http://people.apache.org/~hogstrom/geronimo-1.0 
> and the file names are:
> > 
> > geronimo-jetty-j2ee-1.0-20051219.zip
> > geronimo-jetty-j2ee-1.0-20051219.tar.gz
> > geronimo-jetty-tomcat-1.0-20051219.zip
> > geronimo-jetty-tomcat-1.0-20051219.tar.gz
> > 
> > Please take time to review the builds and provide
> your feedback.  As 
> > noted above, barring a catastrophe this will be
> the release that will go 
> > out as 1.0.  There are many additional features
> and fixes we want to get 
> > into the release but we also need to get a release
> to our users.  
> > Assuming the TCK passes and there is no negative
> feedback then we'll 
> > start a vote for the release.  TCK testing was
> started around 0300 EST 
> > on 12/19.
> > 
> > It is very important to take the 30 minutes needed
> to download and test 
> > the server.  Please take that precious time sooner
> than later :)
> > 
> > Matt
> > 
> > 
> > 
> 
> -- 
> Joe Bohn
> joe.bohn@earthlink.net
> 
> "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to
> gain what he cannot 
> lose."   -- Jim Elliot
> 


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