Struts Action 1.3.1 Release

Info

  1. Struts Release Guidelines

  2. Signing Releases

  3. Apache Mirroring Guidelines

Release Manager

The release manager is Wendy Smoak

How to Help

Everyone in the Struts community, users, developers, and committers, is encouraged to test a release, report any issues, and post to dev@ any comments on the overall quality of the release.

To help everyone get started with Struts Action 1.3.1 (when it is available), here are the simplest installation instructions that can possibly work:

Outstanding Bug Review

ID

Summary

Component

Status

34445

use charsets given by browser for form field encodings

File Upload

Fixed in 1.3.0

35127

[taglib] All Javascript validation fails when <html:xhtml...

Validator

Fixed in Commons Validator 1.2.0

35155

PropertyMessageResources.loadLocale(String localeKey) has...

Utilities

Needs updated patch

35604

[FEATURE] Allow use of native languages in resource bundle

Utilities

Should be changed in Commons Resources instead

38534

DOS attack, application hack

Action

Fixed

38374

Validation always skipped with Globals.CANCEL_KEY

Action

Fixed

37995

Hanging Fileupload in Large Input JSP

fileupload

38191

Fix Min/Max Length Validator for different line endings

validator

Needs Valdiator 1.2.1 release.

38460

forwardPattern implementation missing

action

TO DO

Preparation Checklist

#

Description

Status

1.

Announce plan to dev@ list

(./)

2.

Review/Resolve Outstanding Bugs

(./)

3.

Update Release Notes

(./)

4.

Check Dependencies

(./)

The Commons Preparation Guide is a helpful preparation backgrounder, but Commons uses the "beta/release-candidate/final" process.

Likewise, the HTTPD Release Guidelines is a helpful "overall process" backgrounder, but HTTPD does not use a test-build stage.

External Dependency versions for this release:

Dependency

Version

Status

Used In

Antlr

2.7.2

Released

Struts Validator

Commons BeanUtils

1.7.0

Released

core (ActionServlet, configuration, DynaActionForm)

Commons Chain

1.0

Released

core (RequestProcessor)

Commons Digester

1.6

Released

core (ActionServlet, configuration)

Commons FileUpload

1.1

Released

Struts Upload

Commons IO

1.1

Released

Required by Commons FileUpload

Commons Logging

1.0.4

Released

core (logging all over)

Commons Validator

1.2.0

Released

Struts Validator

Jakarta Oro

2.0.8

Released

Commons Validator

Testing Checklist

Testing Summary

#

Description

Completed

1.

Run Unit Test targets

(./)

2.

Run Cactus Tests (see below)

n/a

3.

Play test examples application (TC 5.0.x)

(./)

Cactus Tests

#

J2SE Version

Tomcat Version

Status

1.

J2SE 1.3.1_04

Tomcat 4.1.30

_

2.

J2SE 1.4.2_07

Tomcat 4.1.30

_

3.

J2SE 1.3.1_04

Tomcat 5.0.28

_

4.

J2SE 1.4.2_07

Tomcat 5.0.28

_

Test Build Checklist (A)

See also Commons Step-by-Step Guide

#

Description

Completed

A0.

Update action and build, project.xml and pom.xml to omit "-SNAPSHOT"

(./)

A1.

Tag release in svn: STRUTS_ACTION_1_3_1, STRUTS_BUILD_1_3_1

(./)

A1.1

Modify svn:externals for 'build' on STRUTS_ACTION_1_3_1 tag

(./)

A2.

Check out a clean copy using the tag created in A1 and and run Distribution Target

(./)

A3.

Update action and build, project.xml and pom.xml to "1.3.2-SNAPSHOT"

(./)

A4.

Upload Distribution to cvs.apache.org:/www/cvs.apache.org/dist/struts/action/v1.3.1

(./)

A5.

Announce the Test Build on dev@ and user@ lists (optional)

(./) _

A6.

Post release-quality vote on dev@ and user@ lists

_

Vote (A)

PMC Member

Quality

Voting thread is _

If release vote fails, including for a lack of quorum, remove from dist folder.

Point Release Checklist (B)

#

Description

Completed

B1.

Create Sums and Sign Distributions [2]

_

B2.

Request new Bugzilla version level (1.3.1)

(./)

B3.

Update "Acquiring" page on website and Test Downloads

_

Vote (B)

PMC Member

Quality

Voting continues until a GA or "withdraw" vote passes, or there is a subsequent release.

General Availability Checklist (C)

#

Description

Completed

C1.

Copy Distribution to Mirrored Directories [3]

_

C2.

Deploy JAR and POM to Apache Java-Repository

_

C3.

After 24 hours, update "Acquiring" page on website

_

C4.

Post an announcement to lists and website

_


StrutsActionRelease131 (last edited 2009-09-20 23:12:11 by localhost)