[icedtea-web] plan for 1.0 release
dbhole at redhat.com
Wed Nov 17 12:11:37 PST 2010
* Dr Andrew John Hughes <ahughes at redhat.com> [2010-11-17 15:02]:
> On 14:54 Wed 17 Nov , Deepak Bhole wrote:
> > Hi,
> > As the deployment properties work is wrapping up, I think it is a good
> > time to branch and do a 1.0 release. To that end, I was thinking of the
> > following:
> > No more feature/re-factor patches will be accepted for 1.0 -- only bug
> > fixes and minor niceties till branch time.
> Two build fixes still need to go in:
> - Early detection of the AppletViewer patch needed by IcedTea-Web
> which prevents OpenJDK being used to build it.
> - Generation of javadoc (previously the OpenJDK build was harnessed)
Agreed on both counts. Both are important enough that they should go in
> > Once all pending patches are approved, we will create a release branch.
> > The only additional thing outside of bugfixes that will be allowed in
> > this branch will be an alpha version of a Control Panel like tool
> > that Andrew Su is working on.
> > Given what is currently pending, I think a branch on the 22nd (Monday)
> > would work well. We will allow until the 29th for the Control Panel to
> > be in. If it is not in by then, it will be pushed to 1.1.
> > Are there any comments/objections to the above?
> Let's see how things look on Friday before making a final decision. The 22nd
> doesn't give long (two-three working days).
Yes, I will definitely be pinging the list prior to branching in case
anyone wants a hold on it.
> > Cheers,
> > Deepak
> Andrew :)
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