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From "Alexei Zakharov" <alexei.zakha...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [snapshot] Freezing the code for Milestone build?
Date Thu, 26 Apr 2007 15:55:23 GMT
In case if nobody objects I'd also like to bring the fix for
HARMONY-3764 (java sources for kernel classes) in before the freeze.
Eclipse guys has sent us a request about this (in "Eclipse doesn't
find harmony sources" thread).

Regards,

2007/4/26, Gregory Shimansky <gshimansky@apache.org>:
> Tim Ellison wrote:
> > To ensure we get a stable build we need to freeze the code for a short
> > duration, which will allow us to:
> >
> >  - produce the set of milestone candidates,
> >    i.e. a full rebuild on Windows, Linux (with libstdc++ v5 dependency)
> >    and Linux (with libstdc++ v6 dependency) in JRE, JDK, and HDK
> >    formats.  At this point we will still only publish x86 snapshots.
> >
> >  - test the snapshots,
> >    i.e. test installs (it would be good if you have a machine without
> >    your usual development environment set up to ensure we don't have
> >    dependencies on dev tools); and testing various applications to check
> >    they work as well as we would expect for this snapshot.
> >
> > While we do this it is helpful if the codebase is not being changed.  It
> > sounds like people are happy enough to freeze HEAD rather than create a
> > branch, so let's do that.
> >
> > During the freeze there should be no commits unless we agree here on the
> > dev list that there is a problem serious enough for us to re-spin a new
> > candidate.  I would hope that producing the snapshots and some focused
> > testing can happen over one or two days (max) to declare the build good.
> >  Once the milestone is declared good we will reopen for development as
> > usual.
> >
> > Does that sound like a reasonable procedure?  Did I miss anything out?
> >
> > so:
> >  - when do we freeze (today/tomorrow)? any outstanding MUST fix's?
>
> I am going to commit patch in HARMONY-3730 in no one objects. The bug is
> marked critical and the fix for it is simple and doesn't affect stability.
>
> >  - volunteers with machines for producing the candidates?
> >
> > Regards,
> > Tim
> >
>
>
> --
> Gregory
>
>


-- 
Alexei Zakharov,
Intel ESSD

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