Struts 1.3.7 Release

Info

  1. Struts Release Guidelines

  2. Signing Releases

  3. Apache Mirroring Guidelines

Release Manager

The release managers is Paul Benedict

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.

The Struts 1.3.7 distribution will be available here: http://people.apache.org/builds/struts/1.3.7

To help everyone get started with Struts 1.3.7, here are the simplest installation instructions that can possibly work:

To test building Struts 1.3.7

Issues

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

Bean Scripting Framework

2.3.0

Released

Scripting

Commons BeanUtils

1.7.0

Released

core (ActionServlet, configuration, DynaActionForm)

Commons Chain

1.1

Released

core (RequestProcessor)

Commons Digester

1.8

Released

core (ActionServlet, configuration)

Commons FileUpload

1.1.1

Released

Struts Upload

Commons IO

1.1

Released

Required by Commons FileUpload

Commons Logging

1.0.4

Released

core (logging all over)

Commons Validator

1.3.1

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)

NA

3.

Play test applications (TC 5.5.x)

(./)

Note: Cactus tests are not working and have been moved to the sandbox.

Test Build Checklist (A)

See also Commons Step-by-Step Guide

#

Description

Completed

A0.

Update all pom.xml files to omit "-SNAPSHOT"

(./)

A1.

Tag release in svn: STRUTS_1_3_7

(./)

A2.

Check out a clean copy using the tag created in A1 and see StrutsMavenRelease

(./)

A3.

Deploy Test Build to people.apache.org: /www/people.apache.org/builds/struts/m2-staging-repository

(./)

A4.

Upload distributions to people.apache.org:/www/people.apache.org/builds/struts/v1.3.x

(./)

A5.

Refresh default website at /1.x and create archival copy at /1.3.5

(./)

A6.

Update all pom.xml files to "1.3.8-SNAPSHOT"

(./)

A7.

Create a new JIRA version level (1.x next)

(./)

A8.

Announce the Test Build on dev@ only

(./)

A9.

Post release-quality vote on dev@ list

(./)

Vote (A)

1

GA

1

Beta

StrutsRelease137 (last edited 2009-09-20 23:12:05 by localhost)