tomcat-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Bob DeRemer <bob.dere...@thingworx.com>
Subject RE: 8.0.x / 7.0.x progress
Date Wed, 02 Oct 2013 18:15:53 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Thomas [mailto:markt@apache.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2013 1:28 PM
> To: Tomcat Developers List
> Subject: Re: 8.0.x / 7.0.x progress
> 
> On 01/10/2013 19:39, Mark Thomas wrote:
> > 8.0.x trunk appears to be stable (i.e. no longer crashes)
> 
> So far no-one has come forward with results to contradict this and folks that
> reported issues with RC3 have not been able to repeat them.
> 
> The additional issues reported with the snake example have been resolved.
> 
> Currently, the 8.0.x unit tests pass (with tomcat native built from
> 1.1.x) for BIO, NIO and APR/native.
> 
> > but the
> > FormAuthenticator unit tests are very slow (24 minutes). This needs to
> > be resolved.
> 
> This has been resolved.
> 
> > I will port the latest APR changes to 7.0.x shortly.
> 
> Also done.
> 
> > A build of the latest 1.1.x tomcat-native code is required to achieve
> > that stability. The implication is that a 1.1.29 release will be
> > required before the next 7.0.x release.
> 
> I'm now certain that a tomcat native 1.1.29 release will be required before we
> can roll the next 7.0.x release.
> 
> > The unit tests have identified a rare failure mode in JULI during
> > context stop:
> > http://ci.apache.org/projects/tomcat/tomcat7/logs/1527504/TEST-org.apa
> > che.catalina.websocket.TestWebSocket.NIO.txt
> 
> This does not appear to be connector related so it is very unlikely that any
> tomcat native changes would be required to fix this.
> 
> > The fairly frequent (5%-10%) failure rate of TestCoyoteOutputStream
> > still needs to be addressed.
> 
> This appears to impact all connectors so at this point it is unlikely a tomcat
> native change would be required.
> 
> 
> I think we are at a point where it makes sense to start a tomcat native
> 1.1.29 release. Mladen?

Please excuse the possibly naïve question, but what does it mean to "start a native release"
- in terms of timeline?  Is this a build/test cycle, or is there more involved?   Just curious
what we may be looking at with regard to impact on 7.0 GA.

- thx, bob

> 
> Mark
> 
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@tomcat.apache.org For additional
> commands, e-mail: dev-help@tomcat.apache.org


---------------------------------------------------------------------
To unsubscribe, e-mail: dev-unsubscribe@tomcat.apache.org
For additional commands, e-mail: dev-help@tomcat.apache.org


Mime
View raw message