[WG: Sakai QA] [Building Sakai] Upgrade to Spring 2.5.6

David Horwitz david.horwitz at uct.ac.za
Thu Apr 9 01:25:55 PDT 2009

I was going to send out a mail immediately after 2.6.x was released to
suggest we upgrade a range of libraries then, so we have a long testing
lead before 2.7 my list now includes:

1) Spring
2) commons-lang
3) javax.mail/activation

Any others?


Mustansar Mehmood wrote:
> +1
> I think it is always a good idea to move to new libraries for sake of
> getting rid of bugs
> introducing new technologies which will invite wider community 
> development enthusiasts to join sakai development/integration community
> --mustansar
> Zach A. Thomas wrote:
>> Hi everyone. I have submitted two patches (one for kernel trunk, one  
>> for sakai trunk) to upgrade this ball of wax to Spring 2.5.6.
>> Aaron Zeckoski very helpfully provided me with an update of generic- 
>> dao which was necessary to make this work.
>> Any comments are welcome. My motivation for doing this is that it is a  
>> pre-requisite for what I _really_ want to do, which is provide full  
>> support for Grails as a tool-development stack for Sakai.
>> Here's a summary of changes in 2.5.0, and of course there have been  
>> plenty of fixes since then:
>> http://www.springsource.org/node/561
>> If these patches are deemed worthy, they must both be applied at the  
>> same time for trunk to remain alive and kicking:
>> http://bugs.sakaiproject.org/jira/browse/KNL-150
>> http://bugs.sakaiproject.org/jira/browse/SAK-16029
>> cheers,
>> Zach Thomas
>> Owner, Aeroplane Software LLC
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