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Re: Project status
- From: Deepak Bhole <dbhole at redhat dot com>
- To: Anthony Green <green at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Tiago Daitx <tiago dot daitx at canonical dot com>, mauve-discuss at sourceware dot org
- Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2017 14:51:55 -0500
- Subject: Re: Project status
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- Reply-to: Deepak Bhole <dbhole at redhat dot com>
* Anthony Green <email@example.com> [2017-02-27 14:49]:
> I don't believe this project is actively maintained or supported, but
> I'm adding somebody on copy who may know otherwise.
Hi Tiago, I don't think we actively update/run Mauve any more either. I
am adding our QE lead to CC who in the past may have kept it running.
Jiri, do we still run Mauve?
> Tiago Daitx <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Hi,
> > I have been trying to follow up on Mauve and to build it, but that has
> > not been working really well.
> > First of all, the project is lacking a web presence, it seems dead
> > outside the CVS repo. Most of the links from the main page at
> > sourceware  are not working:
> > - "Download"  points to nightly snapshots  which is empty
> > - "CVS"  points to the cvsweb  which then redirects to a
> > repository listing  where mauve is missing
> > - The mailing lists archives seem to indicate some activity
> > (month/year links which seem to skip periods with no activity), but
> > clicking on the respective month/year leads to a "No messages here";
> > the exception here is a single message in mauve-patches for 2017 that
> > seems pretty much like spam
> > Checking out CVS repository does show that the last commits are dated
> > 8/April/2016.
> > The README seems to be out of date, as some arguments for the
> > configure script have been removed on a previous commit
> > (--with-bootclasspath, --with-gcj).
> > Trying to run the testsuite (java Harness) brings up lots of errors
> > when using the autocompile.
> > Trying to compile the gnu/testlet testsuite before hand will also
> > throw out errors with both gcj as well as openjdk.
> > For gcj-5 (full log at ):
> > $ cd gnu/testlet
> > $ /usr/lib/jvm/java-gcj/bin/javac -nowarn -cp ../../:. .
> > ...
> > 148 problems (148 errors)
> > For openjdk-8 (full log at ):
> > $ cd gnu/testlet
> > $ find -name '*.java' -type f | sort -u > java_files
> > $ javac -cp /usr/share/java/libgcj-5.jar:../../:. -g -source 1.5
> > -target 1.5 -nowarn @java_files
> > ...
> > 32 errors
> > Trying to run the tests after compiling also does not work that well,
> > lots of errors like:
> > FAIL: gnu.java.security.hash.TestOfHashFactory
> > line 42: TestOfHashFactory  -- uncaught exception:
> > java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: gnu/java/security/hash/HashFactory
> > even though /usr/share/java/libgcj-5.jar is in the classpath and
> > contains the class.
> > It would be nice if I could get some pointers on what I'm doing wrong
> > and on whether the project is still being supported.
> > Best regards,
> > Tiago
> >  https://www.sourceware.org/mauve/
> >  https://www.sourceware.org/mauve/download.html
> >  ftp://sourceware.org/pub/mauve/snapshot/
> >  https://www.sourceware.org/mauve/cvs.html
> >  http://sourceware.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/?cvsroot=mauve
> >  https://sourceware.org/viewvc
> >  https://pastebin.ubuntu.com/24054344/
> >  https://pastebin.ubuntu.com/24054354/