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From Bob Jamison <>
Subject Re: [VOTES] Tomcat 4.0-Beta-1 and New CVS Repositories
Date Thu, 11 Jan 2001 13:51:31 GMT
Craig R. McClanahan wrote:

> (2) Tomcat 4.1 Repository
> As we approach a release quality build for Tomcat 4.0, it is also time to split
> the development of major new functionality (such as the distributed session
> management currently under discussion) into a development process that does not
> destabilize the 4.0 release code.  We can do this with a branch or a new
> repository.  After thinking about the relative merits of this for a bit, and
> consulting with others who have managed similar evoluations, I think a new
> repository is the way to go.
> Therefore, I propose to create a new "jakarta-tomcat-4.1" repository on Friday
> as well, based originally on the code that is marked for Tomcat 4.0 beta 1.
> Because this code is just another portion of the overall code base for Tomcat,
> all existing Tomcat committers will have write access to it (just as they do
> with "jakarta-tomcat" and "jakarta-tomcat-4.0" today) -- no extra committer
> votes are required.
> NOTE:  Pending this change, I would ask that we *not* commit changes to the 4.0
> repository for new features that will appear in 4.1, until *after* the split.
> At the same time, I will modify the build processes that create nightly
> distributions of Tomcat to create a build of the most recent 4.0 tree and the
> most recent 4.1 tree, so that people interested in either version can follow
> along as they prefer.
Hi, all,

Will 4.1 be read-visible in the "cvspublic" repository?

Bob Jamison
LinCom Corp

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