On Thu, 2006-08-03 at 15:57 -0400, Thomas Fitzsimmons wrote:
I'm wondering when GNU Classpath 0.92 is scheduled to be
When it is ready! :)
Seriously, the branch is cooking and it is looking good. I don't expect
any delays, except lake of time, to hold it up for more than a couple of
days. The only blocker seems to be the gconf-pref-peers as discussed on
the classpath mailinglist now. And there are various fixes and
workarounds proposed already. Basically 0.92-pre is done, we are just
making super sure it is absolutely regression free.
I'm trying to plan for another backport before FC6test3.
My main interest in a backport is pulling all the GUI improvements
Classpath 0.92 to FC6test3, since there are some major ones including fixes for
crashers. But I know that you're more interested in a complete backport,
because it makes subsequent merges easier.
And because the upstream package as a whole has been tested a lot.
Picking and choosing just "the right bits" is just much more work. And
there is of course no perfect break between gui code and non-gui code.
sometimes you just really need some of the non-gui fixes to get the gui
to actually work. Also I think the other distros are more interested in
having a full backport available.
I'm going on vacation next week, so if possible, I'd like for
us to make a
decision on our plan by tomorrow, so that I can start merging/testing
immediately when I get back.
What is really needed for merging in 0.92 into libgcj is someone that
goes over the new configure options (like --enable-gconf-peer,
--enable-plugin) and make sure the defaults are right for gcc probably
--disabled instead of --enabled as in classpath. So if you could look at
that using the 0.92-pre merge as a start that would be great.
You can find a preliminary merge of 0.92-pre to libgcj in the following