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From Trygve Sanne Hardersen <try...@hypobytes.com>
Subject Re: geronimo 2.2 upgrades
Date Fri, 18 Nov 2011 11:13:50 GMT
On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 11:40 PM, Kevan Miller <kevan.miller@gmail.com>wrote:

>
> > There will be quite a bit of work involved in splitting the patch, and
> some changes are dependent on others. Before starting this we should come
> to agreement on which specs upgrades are wanted. This will in most cases
> decide which major 3rd party frameworks should be upgraded. We should also
> decide if the "latest and greatest" approach to minor 3rd party libraries
> (typically commons-libraries) is feasible for Geronimo. There might not be
> a single answer to this.
>
> Yes. I don't think you should start doing any work splitting things apart.
> Let's only start that, when we feel it's necessary... Hopefully avoid any
> unnecessary work...
>
> The biggest issue is likely to be -- can 2.2 pass the TCK with your
> changes? We'll probably need to level-set our 2.2.1-SNAPSHOT testing -- get
> an accurate count of tests currently passing, etc. Prior to incorporating
> any changes.


Is there any way we can do a TCK smoke test at our end?


> There are some potential alternatives to consider -- e.g. build Plugins
> that can replace server functionality, rather than integrate all function
> into the server functionality. Much like the old OpenJPA plugin that added
> JPA 2.0 support, replacing the old JPA function.
>

This is a good point. We've simply upgraded the plugins, but some should
probably be implemented as new plugins instead.


>
> To simplify the software grant portions of the CLA, it will probably be
> easiest to attach your two patch files to a Jira. Select the "donate to the
> ASF" button. Then reference these files in the CLA.
>

https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMO-6217


>
> It will also be useful, if you (and any other participants) submit an ICLA
> to secretary@.
>

We submitted this yesterday, it's been registered.

Thanks!

Trygve

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