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From Tony Wu <wuyue...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Postpone java6 milestone release
Date Sat, 23 Jan 2010 05:49:03 GMT
Agree. The test on my laptop is not so good yet.

On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 7:41 PM, Ray Chen <clraychen@gmail.com> wrote:
> +1
>
> On Thu, Jan 21, 2010 at 9:58 PM, Oliver Deakin
> <oliver.deakin@googlemail.com> wrote:
>> On 20/01/2010 11:18, Mark Hindess wrote:
>>>
>>> In message<4d9fb1a01001200154u780476d6k570d6bb3516ba880@mail.gmail.com>,
>>> Ray
>>> Chen writes:
>>>
>>>>
>>>> Hi Mark,
>>>>
>>>> I have a question, what conditions should java6 satisfy so that we can
>>>> release it?
>>>>
>>>
>>> We'll follow the same process as we do for java5/trunk.
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> All the tests passed? :)
>>>>
>>>
>>> That would be nice, but we don't hold the java5 releases to that
>>> standard so I see no reason to apply it to java6.
>>>
>>
>> Agreed - I think getting the M1 for java6 into a position where we can agree
>> that the failing tests are not blockers for release is really what we're
>> aiming for. I've just had a look in JIRA at the bugs targeted for 6.0M1 and
>> I only see 1 result, HARMONY-6330. One thing that I think is important for
>> us to get the M1 release out the door is to have a realistic set of bugs in
>> JIRA to represent the current state of the build and I don't think that is
>> true at the moment. I'm rerunning the 6.0 tests on the latest federated
>> build - I'll post the results here once I have them and I aim to raise JIRAs
>> for all the failures (and fix some if I can) so we have a reasonable view of
>> what is required to reach M1.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Oliver
>>
>>> Regards,
>>> -Mark
>>>
>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 5:47 PM, Mark Hindess
>>>> <mark.hindess@googlemail.com>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Since we are not making much progress towards a java6 milestone release
>>>>> and the code has been frozen for much too long, I think we should
>>>>> abandon the idea and postpone the release until we do the next java5
>>>>> milestone.
>>>>>
>>>>> If no one speaks up against this, then I will send a mail declaring the
>>>>> code freeze over tomorrow.
>>>>>
>>>>> I'm not convinced having the milestones offset by a week really helps
>>>>> much and suggest that next time we do a milestone release for java5 we
>>>>> do a java6 release at the same time. =A0(I'm not convinced this will
>>>>> work
>>>>> either but it can't really be worse so I think we should try it.)
>>>>>
>>>>> What do you think?
>>>>>
>>>>> -Mark.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --=20
>>>> Regards,
>>>>
>>>> Ray Chen
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>> --
>> Oliver Deakin
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>>
>
>
>
> --
> Regards,
>
> Ray Chen
>



-- 
Tony Wu
China Software Development Lab, IBM

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