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From Joe Bohn <>
Subject Re: Samples for 2.1.2 - one final push
Date Wed, 17 Sep 2008 18:09:11 GMT
Joe Bohn wrote:
> Grrr .... every time I hope to get a samples image up for vote I 
> discover (or rediscover) some issues that should be resolved.
> Here are the latest issues:
> - Most of the samples when run include a Geronimo header with links that 
> are supposed to take you to javadocs and xref for that sample.  These 
> don't work (and from what I see I'm not sure if they were ever fully 
> functional).  So these should probably be removed if I can't find a way 
> to quickly implement them.
> - There are still numerous dependency versions referenced throughout the 
> sample poms.  I think these need to be consolidated into a dependency 
> management section in the top level pom or perhaps move our top level 
> dependency from genesis to geronimo.  Initially the versions were 
> distributed so that samples could be built independently but we now 
> require an initial top level build of samples.

For this one I forgot that David (IIRC) had added a dependency 
management entry with scope of import for Geronimo 2.1.2 ... so it looks 
like all that is necessary is to remove the extraneous version 
references. :-)

> Joe
> Joe Bohn wrote:
>> I think most of the work has been done to get samples to a state where 
>> they can be released.  I plan to make one final push to get a release 
>> candidate ... hopefully within a week or less.  The largest things 
>> remaining are:
>> 1) Archetype - We need to decide what to do about this.  I'm a bit 
>> torn.  I think I might leave it in there but choose to not document it 
>> for now (unless some of the version references I had to include to 
>> make it work start to cause a problem when attempting to release using 
>> m-r-p). If nobody has any strong disagreement then I think we're done 
>> with discussing the archetype.
>> 2) Doc - As much as I hate to do doc, I'm going to work my way through 
>> to ensure that there is some consistency in the samples doc and the 
>> old references to obsolete geronimo deployment plans are removed.  
>> This is a slow process (esp. if I'm the only one doing it) ... so I 
>> might push for a release vote before I have everything updated.  Doc 
>> can continue to be worked after we release as we've been doing for 
>> server releases.
>> 3) Revert to Genesis 1.4 if Genesis 1.5 is not released prior to the 
>> samples release.
>> I'd like to have all of this wrapped up in a week or less and finally 
>> get a version of Samples out there (even if there are warts).
>> Joe

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