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From Benedikt Ritter <brit...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [BCEL] Revert package rename in trunk (Was: [BCEL] 5.3 is going to be messy)
Date Tue, 07 Jun 2016 17:01:15 GMT
Okay.

- I'm going to revert the package rename.
- We're going to create a binary compatible release for Java 7 and Java 8
support.
- We will bump the major version number to indicate that there are massive
changes in this release.

Benedikt

sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> schrieb am Di., 7. Juni 2016 um 18:16 Uhr:

> Also need to revert the Maven GA coords
>
> On 7 June 2016 at 17:06, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Fine by me
> >
> > On 7 June 2016 at 17:00, Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> any objections against reverting the package rename in trunk back to
> >> org.apache.bcel ? (For reasons see below)
> >>
> >> Benedikt
> >>
> >> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> >> From: Andrey Loskutov <loskutov@gmx.de>
> >> Date: Di., 7. Juni 2016 um 17:55 Uhr
> >> Subject: Re: [BCEL] 5.3 is going to be messy
> >> To: <dev@commons.apache.org>
> >> Cc: Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Tuesday 07 June 2016 15:37 Benedikt Ritter wrote:
> >>> > > I propose we create the 5.x branch now. Those who want/need a
> >> compatible
> >>> > > release can work that out in that branch. All others can work
on
> >> trunk to
> >>> > > get BCEL 6 out of the door with Java 7 and Java 8 compatibility.
> >>> >
> >>> > Sorry, IMHO the *only* reason to release 5.3 after many years *IS*
> the
> >>> > Java 7/8 compatibility.
> >>> > We (user) just want something stable we can use on a modern JVM (and
> >> Java
> >>> > 7 is already *obsoleted*!), nothing more.
> >>> > Before thinking about new API's, please just release something
> running
> >> on
> >>> > Java 7/8.
> >>> >
> >>>
> >>> So that's a word from our users.
> >>>
> >>> What now? Revert the Package rename in trunk back to org.apache.bcel
> and
> >>> finish that 5.3 release? I have no idea what's broken wrt to
> compatibility
> >>> because you  cant compare with the ne coords anymore.
> >>
> >> Yes. Please undo "package rename" aka BCEL-222 thing first.
> >> This is an easy task (requires ~5 minutes in the IDE), see commit
> >>
> https://github.com/iloveeclipse/commons-bcel/commit/ae98757798ab54992a6e7a1cf6429a2a44e0e67c
> >> . After that we will see how bad/good the state is.
> >> I don't think the state is really bad, otherwise I wouldn't be able to
> >> create experimental port of FB in few hours.
> >> See https://github.com/findbugsproject/findbugs/issues/106 - the
> commits
> >> referenced there describe what I saw on breakage from the FindBugs side.
> >> Of course that is only from the FindBugs point of view.
> >>
> >>
> >> --
> >> Kind regards,
> >> google.com/+AndreyLoskutov
>
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