[icedtea-web] plan for 1.0 release

Dr Andrew John Hughes ahughes at redhat.com
Wed Nov 17 12:02:22 PST 2010

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)

> 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).

> Cheers,
> Deepak

Andrew :)

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