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From Rémy Maucherat <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Tomcat 8.next
Date Wed, 02 Mar 2016 10:51:25 GMT
2016-03-02 11:37 GMT+01:00 Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org>:

> On 02/03/2016 10:26, Rémy Maucherat wrote:
> > 2016-03-02 10:24 GMT+01:00 Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org>:
> >
> >> We could add a (deprecated) PushBuilder interface to o.a.catalina so all
> >> users would have to do is rename the import to move from 8.5.x to 9.0.x.
> >>
> >> Users would also have to cast the request object in order to call
> >> getPushBuilder().
> >>
> >> Not perfect but not awful considering this is early access to Servlet
> >> 4.0 API and that that API could change anyway.
> >>
> > Yes, same, although I don't really see a big value add with using an
> > interim o.a.catalina.PushBuilder interface over ApplicationPushBuilder.
> But
> > it's a detail, I'm fine with it if you prefer it.
>
> I'm not sure I do prefer it. It was more a suggestion. I'm not sure it
> is worth it. The required search and replace is going to be trivial
> either way.
>
> > Next decision is when to branch ? If doing b) a 8.5.x branch will need to
> > be created from the main trunk.
>
> How about this for a plan?
>
> Copy the tag for the next 9.0.x release to create the 8.5.x branch.
>
> Fix the various issues (Java 7, API, etc) and release 8.5.0 alpha
> shortly after 9.0.next.
>
> +1

Rémy

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