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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <>
Subject Re: 1.0 Release Status
Date Fri, 16 Dec 2005 21:52:45 GMT

On Dec 16, 2005, at 2:48 PM, Matt Hogstrom wrote:

> All,
> Rather than continue on one of the outstanding release chains its  
> appropriate to start a new thread on where we are at and what we  
> are doing.
> First, the outstanding issues with the release candidates clearly  
> show that there are some issues that need to be resolved.

are these Release Candidates in the RCx sense, or candidates for 1.0  

> The most significant is the error that is thrown during  
> intialization.  It is not, as was previously thought, an issue with  
> copying the database files upon initial execution.  It is rather  
> associated with a race condition between the web-app being  
> initialized and the EJB container reaching an initialized state.   
> We are working on this issue and as such all previous release  
> candidates should be discarded and ignored for now.  We will track  
> down the issues related to initialization as well as the other  
> problems reported and put out a new release candidate.
> Second, thanks to all that are doing the testing and taking time to  
> download and install the images on various operating systems.  We  
> very much appreciate your investement of time and interest.  Your  
> feedback is noted and will be incorporated where possible.
> Here are the outstanding issue that I've noted from the feedback on  
> the list:
> GERONIMO-1363 - DayTrader still using old geronimo-spec files - fixed
> GERONIMO-1371 - Geronimo startup/shutdown issues
> GERONIMO-1372 - Exception during startup - TradeEJB
> GERONIMO-1375 - Invalid login to console should not produce stack  
> trace
> If I missed one please let me know.
> Regarding the press release I'd like to ask Bruce and Geir to  
> tackle that issue.  Can you guys help out there?

It's an interesting problem.  I know the PRC is thinking about it  
too.  I've never seen an OSS project issue a retraction, but that may  
be something worth considering...


> Thanks.
> Matt

Geir Magnusson Jr                                  +1-203-665-6437

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