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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Releasing scheduling
Date Sun, 13 Apr 2008 20:04:27 GMT
Vasily Levchenko wrote:
> On Sat, Apr 12, 2008 at 11:49 PM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Vasily Levchenko wrote:
>>> On Sat, Apr 12, 2008 at 2:11 PM, Alexey Petrenko <
>>> alexey.a.petrenko@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>  Vasily,
>>>> what is the exact deadline for you to have new Harmony build?
>>>> Can you use one of the regular snapshots (not milestone build)?
>>>> http://people.apache.org/builds/harmony/snapshots/
>>>>
>>> I afraid that Eclipse IP review procedure require some milestone build.
>>>
>> Can you answer Alexey's question other question though, what is the
>> deadline they are working to?  i.e. why can't they wait until Harmony M6 is
>> released before including the functionality in TPTP?
> 
> End of April is deadline, and actually the problem is that we are unable to
> add third party components after this deadline.

But I don't understand why?  Presumably this is not their last ever 
release, so why not wait until the next release to include this 
functionality from Harmony?  That's how dependencies usually work.

Regards,
Tim

> The good news that M5 is
> passed IP review and next review will be review of diff, that significantly
> reduce time of review.
> 
> 
>>  <http://people.apache.org/builds/harmony/snapshots/>
>>>> As far as I remember we spend about a week for milestone build
>>>> testing.
>>>> However, I believe that we will try to help you since Eclipse is our
>>>> best friend :)
>>>>
>>> Note that we need  some special build with additional requirements to
>>> verifier-ext.lib.
>>>
>> It's a bit of a late call even if we wanted to change our cycle to
>> coincide, and I'm not convinced that we do in this case.
> 
> 
> I don't  ask  to change  your release cycle, I'm asking about make an
> exception in your traditional release scheduling. You probably could mark
> required snapshot as M6.RC1_Eclipse_TPTP ;) to avoid misunderstandings from
> your customers and users.
> 
> 
>> Regards,
>> Tim
>>
>>
>>  2008/4/11, Vasily Levchenko <vasily.v.levchenko@gmail.com>:
>>>>> Hello folks,
>>>>>  Recently I and some Eclipse folks have finished prototyping java 6
>>>>>
>>>> support
>>>>
>>>>>  for Eclipse/TPTP project using Harmony verifier for recalculation
>>>>> stack
>>>>>
>>>> map
>>>>
>>>>>  tables after instrumentation, thanks to Mikhail Loenko to realize
>>>>> our
>>>>>  requirements to extend verifier functionality. Unfortunately
>>>>> extended
>>>>>  functionality wasn't included  in M5 release  of HDK, so we're in
>>>>>
>>>> position
>>>>
>>>>>  when we need some official snapshot (intermediate release), because
>>>>> of
>>>>>
>>>> some
>>>>
>>>>>  difference in releasing cycles between Eclipse and Harmony.
>>>>> Actually we
>>>>>
>>>> have
>>>>
>>>>>  less then couple of weeks to launch legal review for binary
>>>>>
>>>> contribution of
>>>>
>>>>>  Harmony verifier in Eclipse CVS.
>>>>>
>>>>>  Additionally:
>>>>>  Eclipse have some ABI limitation for native code: Windows all code
>>>>> is
>>>>>  compiled with VC6, here I expect some incompatibility with Harmony
>>>>>
>>>> binaries,
>>>>
>>>>>  for Linux all sources are compiled gcc 2.96.
>>>>>  We're also interested that
>>>>>  https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-5706 (introducing "C"
>>>>>  interface) will be on the trunk.
>>>>>
>>>>>  So the question  is:  is it possible to make special unscheduled
>>>>> but
>>>>>  official release to meet Eclipse legal and ABI requirements?
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>>  --vvl
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>
>>>
> 
> 

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