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From Filip Hanik - Dev Lists <devli...@hanik.com>
Subject Re: New Contributor Introduction & Initial Proposal for Contribution
Date Fri, 12 Oct 2007 21:25:38 GMT
Paul Shemansky wrote:
> Hi Filip,
>
> Thank you for your guidance.
>
> I resolved my build issues.  According to the BUILDING.txt, you need a 
> 1.5.x "or later" JDK, and I was using a 1.6.x JDK.  Although the build 
> properties are set to compile using 1.5, the build still seems to 
> break on 1.6.  Perhaps we should investigate building on 1.6.x more, 
> and/or update the BUILDING.txt to clarify this.
most likely on the DBCP, as they implement the java.sql.Connection 
interface directly, and hence are tied to a java version
>
> The build also could not find the JDT zip file mentioned in the build 
> properties :
> http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/eclipse/downloads/drops/R-3.2.2-200702121330/eclipse-JDT-3.2.2.zip

> <http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/eclipse/downloads/drops/R-3.2.2-200702121330/eclipse-JDT-3.2.2.zip>
yes, we are updating this shortly
>
> Perhaps their site is just down at the time I am building, or it needs 
> to be updated.
>
> I switched it to use the ibiblio mirror site, which in my opinion is 
> probably more stable :
> http://sunsite.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/eclipse/downloads/drops/R-3.2.2-200702121330/eclipse-JDT-3.2.2.zip
>
> I have attached a patch to make this switch.
its in the process of being applied

Filip
>
> Most of my Maven 2 experiences have been favorable over Ant, and I 
> will attempt a Maven Evangelism email thread soon.
>
> Thank You,
> Paul
>
> On 10/12/07, *Filip Hanik - Dev Lists* <devlists@hanik.com 
> <mailto:devlists@hanik.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Paul, welcome!
>
>     It's good news and we always welcome new ideas and new contributions.
>
>     Let me address your building issue first, building is quite easy.
>
>     Requirements: ant, java 1.5
>
>     1. check out SVN directory
>     svn co http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk
>
>     2. download deps
>     cd trunk
>     ant download
>
>     3. build
>     ant
>
>     The question about maven has been around, last time it was brought up
>     the community wasn't too keen on it, the ant is so simple and easy to
>     maintain. I've seen other projects always spend vast amount of times
>     just trying to get their maven stuff to work, we've never really had
>     that problem with ant. It's simply too simple to screw up :)
>     What I would do, is start an email thread where you poll the interest
>     for such contribution before you spend the time on it.
>
>     In terms of contribution, everyone pretty much works on the area of
>     their own interest.
>     A good place to start is the bug database, and submit patches to the
>     bugzilla database.
>     for example
>     http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?query_format=specific&order=relevance+desc&bug_status=__open__&product=Tomcat+6&content=
>     <http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/buglist.cgi?query_format=specific&order=relevance+desc&bug_status=__open__&product=Tomcat+6&content=>
>
>     have fun digging around, just let us know if you need more help
>
>     Filip
>
>     Paul Shemansky wrote:
>     > Fellow Developers,
>     >
>     > I am new to this group, and I wanted to take a moment to
>     introduce myself. I
>     > have been a Java developer since 2001, and an open source
>     advocate since the
>     > mid-90s. It would be an honor to volunteer a part of my time to
>     work on
>     > several Apache projects which I have found to be vital to my career.
>     > Therefore, today, 10/12/2007, I faxed my signed Contributor License
>     > Agreement to the Apache Software Foundation.
>     >
>     > I will be continuing my adventure through the "New Contributor"
>     sections of
>     > the Apache site, and would like to get acquainted with
>     contributing to the
>     > Tomcat project, first and foremost. I humbly request any help
>     that any of
>     > you may be able to provide, and I ask that you to bear with me
>     while I
>     > attempt to get my feet wet here.
>     >
>     > With that being said, I eagerly checked-out the source code and
>     followed the
>     > BUILDING.txt file's instructions. Unfortunately, my build is
>     failing due to
>     > dependency issues. Therefore, at first glance, I realized that
>     one of the
>     > first things that I would love to contribute is the full
>     Mavenization (M10N)
>     > of the Tomcat build process. Please let me know if this is
>     already in
>     > discussion. If it is not, please let me know how I may proceed.
>     >
>     > I look forward to working with all of you.
>     >
>     > Sincerely,
>     > Paul Shemansky
>     >
>     >
>     >
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