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From "Lin Sun" <linsun....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: samples for 2.1?
Date Tue, 26 Feb 2008 19:43:17 GMT
I agree - it would be really nice to have a sample bundle (along with
plugin samples) released with each major geronimo release.  This can
be very good from a user perspective so that they have something to
get them started.

Lin

On Tue, Feb 26, 2008 at 11:03 AM, Joe Bohn <joe.bohn@earthlink.net> wrote:
>
> Kevan Miller wrote:
>  >
>  > On Feb 26, 2008, at 10:13 AM, Joe Bohn wrote:
>  >
>  >>
>  >> Is there a plan on how to release the samples for 2.1 and forward?  It
>  >> looks like the changes in the build structure have necessitated that
>  >> we do something to release samples independently (or perhaps it was
>  >> other changes).  In past releases it looks like the samples were
>  >> built, voted on, and released as part of the Geronimo release itself.
>  >>  However, they are no longer included under our configs with the
>  >> restructure and hence they were not included in the process.
>  >>
>  >> Should we create a tag for the 2.1 samples (thus far there are no tags
>  >> in the samples svn (see
>  >> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/geronimo/samples/ )?  Do we need to
>  >> create release candidates and vote on releasing samples now?
>  >>
>  >> I ran into this because I took a first pass at generating a new
>  >> geronimo-plugins.xml for 2.1 yesterday since the old version was still
>  >> referencing 2.1-SNAPSHOT for all of the plugins.  To include the
>  >> samples I built
>  >> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/geronimo/samples/branches/2.1/ but
>  >> the poms there are versioned as 2.1-SNAPSHOT and are dependent upon
>  >> the Geornimo 2.1-SNAPSHOT release.
>  >
>  > Definitely something we need to do. Probably should have been something
>  > we did concurrently with a major release (e.g. 2.1).
>
>  I agree.  I think this is something that we need to be doing concurrent
>  with a release in the future.  At the moment things are kinda broken
>  from a user perspective.  They can't install the 2.1-SNAPSHOT plugins on
>  the 2.1 server.  This looks especially bad since we include links in the
>  welcome page ("/") to download and install the samples which currently
>  fail.  BTW, I tried to just change the dependent geronimo release in
>  geronimo-plugins.xml for the samples but they still would not install
>  because there are dependencies are missing (looks like there are
>  references to non-existent org.apache.geronimo.configs car files).
>
>  Joe
>
>
>
>  >
>  > So, I certainly think we should be tagging sample releases, they should
>  > be dependent upon G 2.1, and they need to be voted on.
>  >
>  > --kevan
>  >
>  >
>
>

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