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From "Musachy Barroso" <musa...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Struts2 and production apps
Date Sun, 16 Nov 2008 15:49:15 GMT
I missed that. I added a link to it in the "Contributors guide" (
http://struts.apache.org/2.x/docs/contributors-guide.html)

musachy

On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 4:49 AM, Rainer Hermanns <hermanns@aixcept.de>wrote:

> Musachy,
>
> it is already documented here:
> http://wiki.opensymphony.com/display/XW/Creating+a+distribution
>
> The document task could easily be upgraded to the same static export
> mechanism as we use at Struts.
>
> Thanks,
> Rainer
>
> > I agree with Rainer, commit rights to xwork have been granted to S2
> > committers on-demand (like me), where the project is, I don't think
> > matters
> > much. I am set on getting periodic S2 builds out, and then I will try to
> > do
> > the same with XWork, first I need to get Rainer and Rene to document the
> > process ;), hint hint.
> > musachy
> >
> > On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 6:31 PM, Rainer Hermanns
> > <hermanns@aixcept.de>wrote:
> >
> >> It is not true, that there are no releases of XWork.
> >> True is, that the releases are not that frequent as required.
> >> Currently only Musachy and me are working on XWork and applying patches.
> >> Both of us are Struts2 core developers and PMC members, so you can be
> >> sure
> >> that there will be XWork releases as required.
> >> But please keep in mind, that we are all working on XWork and Struts2 in
> >> our spare time free of charge.
> >> There will be soon new release managers for XWork, so that one can step
> >> in
> >> as required and releases should come out more regular.
> >> However, this still requires time of the developers after, before or
> >> beside their daytime jobs.
> >>
> >> It would be of great help, if more users would test the nightly and
> >> alpha/beta builds of S2/XWork and give their vivid feedback on the dev
> >> or
> >> user list or even in Jira. I am pretty sure your mentioned problem with
> >> websphere would have been solved before a release.
> >> We need your feedback to make XWork and Struts2 better and to meet your
> >> needs. Patches are also very welcome and maybe you are interested in
> >> getting involved.
> >>
> >> I wouldn't have a problem to move over XWork to the ASF and I am pretty
> >> sure some other XWork developers would vote +1 for this step, but just
> >> bringing over a project to the ASF without new volunteer developers
> >> wouldn't solve the mentioned issue.
> >>
> >> So, if I could see a better future for XWork at Apache, I'd love to go
> >> this way, but this is not a task for two or three developers, but for a
> >> larger community. If some developers would like to participate either at
> >> OpenSymphony or in/after an incubation to ASF let me and others know,
> >> you
> >> are welcome and your help would be much appreciated.
> >>
> >>
> >> cheers,
> >> Rainer
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> > I count not help myself not to ask the queston and still wonder why it
> >> was
> >> > decided to build struts 2 on XWork instead of directing the effort to
> >> come
> >> > up with struts 2 using something home grown technologies like Command
> >> > chains ( that is currently used in struts 1.3 +). It makes u wonder
> >> what
> >> > happens if XWORK for some reason or other goes out of commission and
> >> there
> >> > are no releases. I do not see how struts 2 and xwork can be considered
> >> a
> >> > merge to create a new framework (struts 2) while xwork is an
> >> independant
> >> > and fully functional framework (when there  is a merge, the merge
> >> results
> >> > in 1 new entity with merging old entities  are gone)
> >> >
> >> > I have been an avid user of struts 1 for past few years and have
> >> switched
> >> > to struts 2 to keep up with struts hype but I have not been able to
> >> run
> >> > any project in my case on Websphere (except 2.0.11) with any struts 2
> >> > release. Struts 1 used to run like charm.
> >> >
> >> > regards,
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > ----- Original Message ----
> >> > From: Rene Gielen <rgielen@apache.org>
> >> > To: Struts Developers List <dev@struts.apache.org>
> >> > Sent: Saturday, November 15, 2008 4:22:01 AM
> >> > Subject: Re: Struts2 and production apps
> >> >
> >> > I totally agree that this is currently a very bad situation. Jeromy's
> >> tip
> >> > for static resources is a working fix for the 2.0.12 issue, as well as
> >> an
> >> > uprgade to 2.0.13 testing version would be (this was no GA release).
> >> > Please note that we fixed the static resource bug immediately when it
> >> was
> >> > reported, and triggered the 2.0.13 build - but since there is still
> >> the
> >> > conversion message issue, it will not become GA.
> >> >
> >> > For the needed 2.0.14, we are simply waiting on XWork to be released,
> >> > because the said conversion error problem is not a Struts issue. The
> >> bug
> >> > was fixed in XWork code immediately after reporting, but XWork has
> >> it's
> >> > own release cycle. That's why it is not in our hand to get out a
> >> Struts
> >> > 2.0.14 release candidate, which technically will be nothing more than
> >> a
> >> > 2.0.13 with a current XWork build.
> >> >
> >> > I really hope that we will be getting a XWork release this weekend,
> >> and
> >> as
> >> > soon as it is published, be sure that a 2.0.14 build will pushed out
> >> right
> >> > away. And to all those out there using production apps, please feel
> >> > invited to participate on the QA review and voting process for new
> >> > releases with reporting integration test results, because that helps
> >> us
> >> to
> >> > hunt down the real world issues before we consider a build GA.
> >> >
> >> > - René
> >> >
> >> > Jeromy Evans schrieb:
> >> >> Koen Serry wrote:
> >> >>> * 2.0.12: yes great GA, ah no it doesn't do static resources, so
all
> >> >>> client
> >> >>> side validations won't work....
> >> >>>
> >> >>
> >> >> Just a tip, if you're releasing a production app, you shouldn't be
> >> >> serving static resources from the struts2 dispatcher.  Extract them
> >> and
> >> >> the problem is avoided.
> >> >>
> >> >> http://struts.apache.org/2.0.12/docs/performance-tuning.html
> >> >>
> >>
> http://cwiki.apache.org/S2WIKI/creating-a-custom-dojo-profile-for-struts-20x.html
> >> >>
> >> >>
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