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From "Winnebeck, Jason" <Jason.Winneb...@windstream.com>
Subject RE: Groovy Beta
Date Fri, 15 Jan 2016 19:46:48 GMT
I have built Groovy on my home machine successfully, it is not bad at all. However, I'm working
on a large enterprise app, so it is nice to at least have some form of snapshot in time. So,
I can deploy it to our local Maven repository under different group ID, but then I still have
the uncertainty of pulling the latest code and not even knowing if there is a half-finished
task or refactor going on in there, whereas with a "blessed" beta the team is saying they
think the code is clean. I could validate the "tip" works in our app but that is not productive
if a release is coming soon. There's also the awkward-ness of having a custom-built Groovy
not-quite-2.4 but not-quite-2.5 version out and about. However, the fix is big enough for
me that if it doesn't make it into the recent 2.4.6 release, I may very well go through the
effort to build the tip of beta branch and validate.

Jason

-----Original Message-----
From: Russel Winder [mailto:russel@winder.org.uk] 
Sent: Friday, January 15, 2016 2:29 PM
To: users@groovy.apache.org
Subject: Re: Groovy Beta

On Fri, 2016-01-15 at 19:05 +0000, Winnebeck, Jason wrote:
> A Groovy issue that affects us significantly was recently fixed in the 
> Apache JIRA as "2.5.0-beta1". From what I can tell, there is not 
> currently a place to download betas. Is there a plan to release a 
> Groovy 2.5 beta milestoon soon?

Probably not. I compile and install from source. Takes about 22 mins on my workstation (which
is 9 years old so I expect modern kit to do better).

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