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==== JavaScript Development Tools ====
Questions on building and running the JUnit Tests by maven:
Questions on building and running the JUnit Tests by maven:
[http://bugs.eclipse.org/419113 Bug 419113]
[http://bugs.eclipse.org/422078 Bug 422078]
==== JavaServer Faces ====
==== JavaServer Faces ====

Latest revision as of 15:15, 12 December 2013

WTP Development Status Meeting

Remember, any committer can add an agenda item. Typically, short announcements or news items go in the "Announcements" section at the beginning. Longer items or issues requiring discussion should go in the "Other business" section at end.

Announcements And Special Reports

Suspending declared build for 2 weeks (resuming January 2nd) Cancelling Status Meetings next 2 weeks (resuming January 2nd)

Enjoy the break - Happy Holidays!

WTP Calendar

(Weekly Google Calendar)

For Kepler/Luna overall dates, see the Simultaneous Release Calendar

Release / Build status

WTP 3.5.2

3.5.2 Schedule

12/12 Normal M build
01/02 Normal M build
01/09 Normal M build
01/16 RC1 build (after this build, begin PMC-review ramp-down (+1 begins))
01/24 RC1 build available - no declare
01/30 RC2 build
2/06 RC3 build (after this build, begin PMC-review ramp-down (+2 begins))
2/13 final M build (with one week of buffer following this week, quiet week, until 2/28 (re-spin would require +3))
02/28 3.5.2 GA

WTP 3.6: Luna

3.6.0 Schedule

12/12 M4 candidate build
01/02 Normal I build
01/09 Normal I build
01/16 Normal I build
01/23 M5 candidate build

Luna Schedule(From Eclipse Luna Simultaneous_Release_Plan)

                                                              Elapsed Weeks  
      End Date                      Span from +0         for RC0   for EPP avail
M1  Friday, August 23, 2013           08/09 to 08/23          6         8   (from previous release GA)
M2  Friday, October 04                09/20 to 10/04          6         6   (from M1)
M3  Friday, November 15               11/01 to 11/15          6         6   (from M2)
M4  Friday, December 20               12/13 to 12/20          6         5   (from M3) (shift from 2 week window to 1 week window)
M5  Friday, January 31, 2014          01/24 to 01/31          6         6   (from M4) (plan to "lose" a week for end-of-year  holidays)
M6  Friday, March 14                  03/07 to 03/14          6         6   (from M5) 

EclipseCon! (03/17 to 03/20) 

M7  Friday, May 09                    05/02 to 05/09          8         8   (from M6) (extra week(s) for EclipseCon)
RC1 Friday, May 23                    05/16 to 05/23          2         2   (from M7)
RC2 Friday, May 30                    05/23 to 05/30          1         1   (from RC1)
RC3 Friday, June 06                   05/30 to 06/06          1         1   (from RC2)
RC4 Friday, June 13                   06/06 to 06/13          1         1   (from RC3)

Quiet week, June 16 to June 20
(no builds during "quiet week", assumed all code is done by end of RC4                         

Release Wednesday, June 25, 2014

See "references" [1] for detailed explanation of what these dates mean. See also the Overall Luna Schedule.

Bug and Feature Highlights

Focus on Quality

  • Improve:
  • Triage:
  • Target to a specific release or "future" if planning to fix but not in the next release
  • Adjust severity as appropriate

Release Bug Review

Bugs targeted to 3.5.2
Bugs targeted to 3.6

Blockers, Hot-Bugs, Hot-Features

Blocker and Critical
Hotbugs [2]
Hotfeatures [3]

Project scrum section

  • Each project answers
    • What are you working on?
    • What are you planning for next week?

WTP Common Tools

This week - fixed versioning problems
Next week - TBD

Dali Java Persistence Tools

  • This week - bug fixes
  • Next week - bug fixes

WTP EJB & Java EE Tools

This week - committed bug 400489 and updated smoke tests
Next week - TBD

JavaScript Development Tools

Questions on building and running the JUnit Tests by maven: Bug 419113 Bug 422078

JavaServer Faces

  • This week: Bug 423360
  • Next week: Nothing planned

Server Tools

  • This week: Fixed 423362
  • Next week: TBD

WTP Source Editing

Web Services Tools

  • This week: Fixed 420890
  • Next week: Check in 423380, bug fixes


This week - CBI work, prep for 3.6 M4
Next week - declare 3.6 M4 and add it to the Simultaneous Release


Any others?

Other business - Long term tracking items

  • CBI -
    • All open CBI bugs
    • Created new Hudson instance for WTP
    • Please continue to react to CBI defects asap to continue momentum
    • Goal for M5 - continuous builds happening, progress towards build replacement
    • Goal for M6 - replace the CruiseControl build with the CBI build for declares
    • Eclipse Common Build Infrastructure home


  1. Our plan dates are on 'Friday' of the week. But, we produce and test the build on Thursday of the week, and ideally declare on Thursday. The dates in the Google Web Tools group calendar are for 'Thursdays' since that's a calendar for committers. We give ourselves the buffer to Friday, as our "public" date, that others can pick up our build, just in case a regression is found on Thursday and we have to respin and retest. [Technically, some might say, we still have till the following Tuesday or Wednesday for some "Simultaneous Release" due dates ... but it's hard to do much in that window, without disrupting everyone ... so we'll not use that buffer, except for the worst emergencies.]
  2. Hotbug Policy
  3. Hotfeature Policy

Also, see

Kepler SR1 Simultaneous Release Schedule
Kepler release retrospective
Standard Format Plans
WTP 3.5.x maintenance release plan
how/when to branch code?
IP Logs selector
See also the WTP Meeting Archive-Reference Page.