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From Jason Dillon <>
Subject Re: ActiveMQ 4.1.2? 4.2? ActiveIO 3.1? releases
Date Wed, 26 Mar 2008 05:50:08 GMT
When is G gonna upgrade to AMQ 5?


On Mar 26, 2008, at 12:28 PM, David Jencks wrote:

> On Mar 25, 2008, at 7:41 PM, Donald Woods wrote:
>> Yep, I'd like to see those fixes in 2.1.1, but maybe an ActiveMQ  
>> 4.1.2 release that still supports Java 1.4 for existing stand-alone  
>> ActiveMQ users would be the best way to go for now.
> I didn't really consider moving to java 5 (which involves only  
> replacing the backport-concurrent classes with the  
> java.util.concurrent classes) until I picked up the activeio-3.1- 
> SNAPSHOT fix which has already moved definitively to java 5.  So I  
> have no problem calling the activemq version 4.2 but keeping a java  
> 1.4 compatibility for activemq won't let you use it on java 1.4 due  
> to the activeio changes.
> I should have thought of and mentioned this in the original post...
> thanks
> david jencks
>> -Donald
>> Joe Bohn wrote:
>>> David Jencks wrote:
>>>> Geronimo is still using ActiveMQ 4 and I've applied patches for  
>>>> or fixed a few bugs that are fairly important for getting MDBS  
>>>> working reliably and fixing other problems.  So, I'd like to get  
>>>> a release out of the 4.x branch for the upcoming Geronimo 2.1.1  
>>>> release.
>>> I agree ... it would be great to get those included in 2.1.1.
>>>> I've looked through the jiras for 4.x and applied the patches for  
>>>> ones that I had a clue about.  If anyone else wants something  
>>>> fixed in 4.x please speak up.
>>>> ActiveIO trunk has a fix that we'd like (don't put non-strings in  
>>>> system properties) so I'd like to release ActiveIO 3.1 also.   
>>>> Since that requires java 5 I'd like to update activemq 4 to use  
>>>> java 5 also (I've tried and this is easy to do).  What's the  
>>>> community feeling on this?  Is this a real no-no?  Would it be  
>>>> better to have the version 4.2 and preserve 4.1.x for java 1.4  
>>>> work?
>>> I'm sure others have more informed opinions on this than I do.  I  
>>> personally can't think of a reason that we should need another  
>>> java 1.4 release but it certainly is nice to have the option ...  
>>> so I think it would make sense to do the java 5 work in a 4.2  
>>> branch.  Although I have to admit that I'm getting a little  
>>> nervous at all the moving parts for 2.1.1.
>>>> I'd like to also update the poms to use more modern maven release  
>>>> procedures as well.... I haven't looked into this much yet and  
>>>> will post further when I do.
>>>> thanks
>>>> david jencks

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