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From Ray Chen <clrayc...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Postpone java6 milestone release
Date Thu, 21 Jan 2010 14:11:22 GMT
+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
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
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> Oliver Deakin
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-- 
Regards,

Ray Chen

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