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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 17:21:34 GMT
I messed up the rename. I'm currently fixing that.

Benedikt Ritter <britter@apache.org> schrieb am Di., 7. Juni 2016 um
19:01 Uhr:

> 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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