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Mon Jan 9 21:28:20 EST 2006
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From: "Stephen McConnell" <mcconnell at dpml.net>
To: "'DPML Development'" <dev-dpml at lists.ibiblio.org>
Sent: Monday, January 09, 2006 21:00
> Over the last couple of weeks we have:
> * resolved issues concerning the building of the DPML
> system under the Unix environment - including resolution
> of the bootstrap script and corrections to handling of
> runtime tool scripts
> * resolved issues related to build and runtime support
> under the JDK 1.5 environment including resolution of
> xslt issue in the doc task, resolving issues in the
> checkstyle report creation process, and resolving
> issues in the javadoc generation process
> * bumped the version of checkstyle from 3.8.1 to 4.1
> adding support for Java 1.5 source validation
> * bumped the version of Jetty from 5.1.1 to 5.1.6 and
> resolved a number of deprecation issues in the process
> * incorporated unit test sources into the overall DPML
> checkstyle validation resulting in the resolution of
> some 9,300 formatting and test documentation issues
> * resolved issues concerning the CLI2 date validator
> * completed some outstanding TODO items concerning
> component context and state change listener handling
> Outstanding issue I'm aware of include:
> * File r/w validation - earlier issues with the file
> vaidators hidden file behaviour uncovered issues at
> the JVM level and I'm assuming our current issue on the
> *nix platform is probably a similar cause.
> * The part API could do with namespace separation of local
> versus remote interfaces which would make things easier to
> understand (as things stand it works fine but its not
> as intuitive as it could be)
> * A couple of exception classes used in transit/model
> should be moved up to the transit package in particular
> the UnknownKeyException and the DuplicateKeyException.
> Of the above the FileValidator is the immediate issue (the others
> more a case of general improvements). My immediate feeling is that
> we should remove res/write validation in the cli package (for now)
> and move ahead with creating a new milestone binary.
+1 here for removing read/write validation into FileValidator.
> Any opinions?
The support for cygwin has not been tested on my side. I need to install
cygwin on my machine to do some tests. However, I have no experience with
this platform. Also, I never tested the installation of the distribution
package (tar.gz) on Linux.
> Cheers, Steve.
> Stephen McConnell
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