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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Code frozen for M7?
Date Wed, 30 Jul 2008 11:28:09 GMT
Sean Qiu wrote:
> Java 6 branch isn't taken into our consideration, am i right?

We publish snapshots of the Java 6 branch [1].  Given the significant 
overlap in code between Java 5 and 6 the release schedule usually covers 

Did you have a new piece of work you wanted to introduce in Java 6?

[1] http://harmony.apache.org/download.cgi#Harmony6_Snapshot


> 2008/7/29 Nathan Beyer <ndbeyer@apache.org>:
>> On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 7:40 AM, Tim Ellison <t.p.ellison@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> chunrong lai wrote:
>>>>    Should we freeze the code base for M7, since the Jul. 28th is said to
>>>> be
>>>> the code freeze date?
>>> Yes.  I thought that we had a well understood procedure now that we are on
>>> our seventh milestone -- but I guess it is still necessary to call it out.
>>>     If so, I think
>>>>     (1) We should follow Tim's policy "no more commits please without
>>>> agreement from two committers on the dev list" before code unfrozen.
>>>>     (2) We need to nominate the M7 candidate revision, do more testing,
>>>> analyze the critical/blocker issues and raise the issues MUST be fixed for
>>>> M7.
>>> The code is frozen for new features or non-critical bug fixes this week.
>>>  Nathan asked that he gets his suncompat code in there, which is fine since
>>> that is disabled by default anyway.
>> I checked my code in last night, so I'm good to go for testing.
>>> The focus is on stability and passing our tests.  We should discuss any
>>> non-critical bug fixes and later this week expect to nominate a release
>>> candidate.
>>> (p.s. I'm disappearing on vacation for a couple of weeks after this week,
>>> so I'll only be around to help up to that point)
>>> Regards,
>>> Tim

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