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From Kevan Miller <>
Subject Re: branches/2.1.1 in prep for a 2.1.1 release
Date Tue, 22 Apr 2008 02:34:47 GMT

On Apr 21, 2008, at 4:41 PM, Joe Bohn wrote:

> So here is what I understand:
> - This is exclusively a G server problem and will not impact the GEP  
> 2.1 release.  However, GEP 2.1 could reference Geronimo 2.1.1 if it  
> is released in time and hence could potentially benefit from this  
> fix if included in Geronimo 2.1.1
> - This is a long time problem that was never identified as a show  
> stopper for Geronimo (2.1.1 or otherwise).  Of course, having a fix  
> certainly changes the urgency to get it in :-)
> - This change is currently integrated into trunk and not branches/ 
> 2.1 or branches/2.1.1
> - The fix is in a kernel module and as such could potentially affect  
> various areas in Geronimo (hence the caution of validation via full  
> TCK runs).
> Is this worth further delaying the 2.1.1 release to include this  
> fix?  I was ready to create the release candidate now but this would  
> delay us several more days before we could even get anything out for  
> a vote. (BTW, I have already updated the version numbers in branches/ 
> 2.1.1 to remove SNAPSHOT in prep for the release).
> If we were to pursue this fix we should do the following:
> 1) Put the change in branches/2.1 first. (it really needs to go  
> there anyway and it makes much more sense to merge from branches/2.1  
> to branches/2.1.1 than from trunk to branches/2.1.1) - We should do  
> this now regardless of the plans for 2.1.1
> 2) Validate TCK on branches/2.1 (2.1.2-SNAPSHOT)
> 3) IIF things look good in 2.1.2-SNAPSHOT we would move the fix to  
> 2.1.1

If we're ok with a GEP 2.1 release, then I have no problem proceeding  
with what we have... Also, looks like the other problem,  
GERONIMO-3970, has a work-around...


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