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From Christian Schneider <ch...@die-schneider.net>
Subject Re: Towards Karaf (Container) 4.1.0
Date Mon, 30 Jan 2017 13:37:30 GMT
I also think a 4.1.0 should be ok with the current status.

We just need to document that some features like activemq might need the 
spring or enterprise legacy repos.

Christian

On 30.01.2017 13:39, Jean-Baptiste Onofré wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I confirm the "jline" commands are now working fine.
>
> So, I will release 4.1.0.
>
> As part of the 4.1.0, I would like to include examples (I have some 
> more in preparation that I gonna merge) in the standard distribution:
>
> https://github.com/jbonofre/karaf/tree/DEV_GUIDE/examples
>
> We will improve and extend the examples (and dev guide) for 4.1.1.
>
> WDYT ?
>
> Regards
> JB
>
> On 01/30/2017 11:05 AM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> Guillaume fixed the shell backward compatibility this morning.
>>
>> I'm testing the fix now and if it's good, I will directly do a 4.1.0
>> release.
>>
>> Thanks !
>> Regards
>> JB
>>
>> On 01/29/2017 01:38 PM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré wrote:
>>> A quick new update related to the first Karaf 4.1.x release.
>>>
>>> 1. Jenkins build
>>> I fixed the Jenkins jobs for both master and karaf-4.0.x:
>>>
>>> https://builds.apache.org/view/K/view/Karaf/
>>>
>>> I also removed the job for karaf-3.0.x.
>>>
>>> The build are now fully OK, including itests.
>>> It's important to keep this build clean. I encourage you to check the
>>> result of the build after your commits. If you have any doubt before
>>> committing, we still have the PR validation job. So, you can create a
>>> pull request that will be validated by Jenkins. Then, you can merge 
>>> your
>>> PR branch.
>>>
>>> 2. Shell command issue
>>> Several projects providing shell commands (like Camel, ActiveMQ, ...)
>>> directly use jline dependency. It's pretty bad (they should use the
>>> Karaf "wrapper), and, as Karaf 4.1.x now uses JLine 3.x, those commands
>>> don't work in Karaf 4.1.x.
>>> Here, we have two solutions:
>>> 2.1. We create the jline "2.x" compliant packages in Karaf (in a bundle
>>> as part of the shell-compat feature for instance). It's only a
>>> workaround but should fix the issue.
>>> 2.2. jline 3.x can provide a "compat" bundle with the jline 2.x 
>>> packages
>>> name, wrapping the jline 3.x ones. It's probably the most elegant
>>> solution, but it's require a new jline 3.x release.
>>>
>>> 3. Version & Schedule
>>> Basically, I planned to release 4.1.0-M1 version today, as shell 
>>> command
>>> "break" is pretty bad. I'm postponing the decision to tomorrow evening.
>>> I plan to discuss with Guillaume tomorrow about the jline 3 and shell
>>> commands issue. If we can find a good solution, and release jline 3.1.3
>>> tomorrow, then, I will release Karaf 4.1.0 tomorrow evening.
>>> If it's more complex and requires more time, then, I will release
>>> 4.1.0-M1 tomorrow evening, the 4.1.0 (GA) will be released 3 weeks
>>> later, giving time for us to fix the jline/command issue.
>>>
>>> Thanks !
>>> Regards
>>> JB
>>>
>>> On 01/29/2017 11:31 AM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> the problem is clearly an incompatible version of jline (resulting of
>>>> the update we did in Karaf 4.1.x). It breaks other projects which are
>>>> using directly jline (for completer for instance).
>>>>
>>>> So, the other projects should be refactored (camel, activemq, ...) to
>>>> not relay on jline but Karaf (for the completer for instance).
>>>>
>>>> Anyway, it means that Karaf 4.1.0 is not yet ready to support any 
>>>> other
>>>> projects.
>>>>
>>>> So, I'm going to 4.1.0-M1 first and we will invite maximum of 
>>>> people to
>>>> test on this milestone in order to clearly identify the breaking 
>>>> changes
>>>> and provide max backward compatibility when possible.
>>>>
>>>> I already changed the version in Jira and I will cut 4.1.0-M1 later
>>>> today.
>>>>
>>>> Regards
>>>> JB
>>>>
>>>> On 01/28/2017 03:32 PM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré wrote:
>>>>> Hi guys,
>>>>>
>>>>> as you might know, I'm preparing the Karaf 4.1.0 release.
>>>>>
>>>>> We are mostly ok, but during my tests, I found that Camel (at least
>>>>> 2.18.1) commands are not available in the shell.
>>>>>
>>>>> I suspect because they use the "old" style.
>>>>>
>>>>> I also see lot of small annoying behaviors in the shell console (on
>>>>> completion especially).
>>>>>
>>>>> So, even we are mostly ready, I'm not sure it's fully ready for
>>>>> production.
>>>>>
>>>>> Instead of directly releasing Karaf 4.1.0, I propose to release
>>>>> 4.1.0-M1
>>>>> as a tech preview. I would allow people to review and test 
>>>>> 4.1.0-M1 but
>>>>> give a good message that's a tech preview.
>>>>>
>>>>> WDYT ?
>>>>>
>>>>> Regards
>>>>> JB
>>>>>
>>>>> On 01/05/2017 03:39 PM, Jean-Baptiste Onofré wrote:
>>>>>> Hi guys,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I started the updates and fixes for Karaf 4.1.0.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As dependencies, we will need Pax Exam 4.10.0 and Pax Web 6.0.1.

>>>>>> Achim
>>>>>> and I will tackle this as it's pre-requisite for 4.1.0.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I plan to create karaf-4.1.x branch next week for a release the
>>>>>> following week.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thoughts ?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>>> Regards
>>>>>> JB
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>


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