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From Gintautas Grigelionis <g.grigelio...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Ivy upcoming release - where we stand
Date Tue, 19 Sep 2017 04:37:26 GMT
I would like to propose upgrading BouncyCastle to at least 1.57 [1] to
include all security and PGP/GPG related fixes.

Gintas

[1] https://www.bouncycastle.org/releasenotes.html

2017-09-11 21:45 GMT+02:00 Gintautas Grigelionis <g.grigelionis@gmail.com>:

> I'd like to have https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IVY-1420 included
> in the upcoming release.
>
> There were few opinions about using SVG graphics, so I'm not sure whether
> the proposals could just simply be merged. It would be nice to refresh the
> site for the 10th anniversary of graduation from the incubator, though.
>
> Finally, there is a contentious issue of API change regarding the use of
> generics. Arrays of generics is a no-no in Java [1]. Thus, the method in
> question should be deprecated. IMHO, the suggested mitigation by providing
> a default implementation of the new method in terms of the old one in the
> abstract class is sufficient for the use cases found in the wild.
>
> Gintas
>
> [1] https://docs.oracle.com/javase/tutorial/java/generics/
> restrictions.html
>
> 2017-09-11 17:05 GMT+02:00 Jaikiran Pai <jai.forums2013@gmail.com>:
>
>> It's been a while since we have decided to revive the Ivy project and
>> work towards a usable release. Since then, we have fixed a good number of
>> bugs, added some enhancements and updated the documentation (we also
>> switched to asciidoc based docs internally). When we started this, the goal
>> was to reach a certain state where we can do a release. At this point, IMO,
>> we are _almost_ there to do the release. I say almost because, there's one
>> specific bug that I want to be fixed in this release -
>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IVY-1485. There's been a
>> discussion about what it involves and why it isn't an easy fix in this
>> mailing list before. I have been working on it and as was expected, it's a
>> bit complex and since it touches a critical part of the code, I don't want
>> to rush it.
>>
>> The past few weeks, I have been shifting between this issue and fixing
>> certain other issues that have been reported in JIRA. But at this point, I
>> plan to just focus on this single issue (and one minor task involving
>> reviewing the tutorial docs), before I personally consider things done for
>> this release.
>>
>> -Jaikiran
>>
>>
>>
>>
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