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From "Remy Maucherat" <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JK versions
Date Sat, 01 Dec 2001 08:17:02 GMT
> There is an important issue to discuss - labeling mod_jk.
>
> As you know, we are trying to make some improvements in jk, start using
> APR, etc. That will involve few significant changes - and some people
> may want to have a more 'stable' jk.
>
> There are 4 versions of jk:
>
> Let's call 1.0 what is present in tomcat3.2.x repository.
>
> Let's call 1.1 what is present in 3.3 repository. It is backward
> compatible with Jk1.0, has many fixes, etc.
>
> 1.2 - what is in jakarta-tomcat-connectors/jk, the same as 1.1 plus
> support for Apache2.0 ( Jk1.1 doesn't support apache2.0 since it wasn't
> available at that time ). This version also have support for tomcat4.0
> and initial code for ajp14.
>
> I would call '1.2' the version that was in CVS around Oct 15 ( i.e. after
> both 3.3 and 4.0.1 were released, before any refactoring was started ).
>
> So far all the changes in the main tree were small. However some biger
> changes are needed and are already in progress. We'll have a simpler build
> system, support for APR, lot more flexibility, simpler configuration.
>
> I would like to call the next version of jk 2.0, as a number of internal
> APIs will change.
>
> ( all those numbers are made up - we can call them 1, 2, 3, 4 instead
> of 1.0, 1.1, ... ).
>
> What I would like to do is make a branch for mod_jk 1.2, and eventually
> build a snapshot.
>
> Eventually we should start a release plan and have a vote on the
> names and such.
>
> Since names/labels/versions are allways fun thing to discuss, I'm
> open to any other naming scheme - but we need to have one, it's extremely
> confusing otherwise.
>
> I will not check anything else into mod_jk until this is decided (
> since my next commit is pretty big and likely to brake things,
> I did a lot of changes in uri_map, etc. - I need a stable
> branch labeled before doing the commit ).

+1. Tag it (or branch it) !

Remy


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