[VOTE] Release JMeter 2.5.1 RC1

[VOTE] Release JMeter 2.5.1 RC1

am 23.09.2011 00:53:48 von Milamber


The first release candidate for JMeter 2.5.1 has been prepared, and your
votes are solicited.

This release fixes mainly some bugs appeared since JMeter 2.5, but
contains few improvements.

Tests (load tests or functional tests) with JVM 5/6/7 on
Linux/Windows/Mac OS on functionality changes are welcomes (HttpClient
4.1 request, Http request with parallels embedded resources, View
results tree, WebServices (SOAP) request, etc)
List of changes:
http://people.apache.org/~milamber/jmeter-2.5.1RC1/docs/chan ges.html

JMeter is a Java desktop application designed to load test functional
behavior and measure performance. The current version is targeted at
Java 1.5+.

Archives/hashes/sigs and RAT report:


MD5 hashes of archives for this vote:

c1c63f36692ac2fd2e7cca2f2b162c6e *jakarta-jmeter-2.5.1.tgz
8345f36f769872651d53db2436eac100 *jakarta-jmeter-2.5.1.zip
c232ea7259543592f56c2dca7ba5850d *jakarta-jmeter-2.5.1_src.tgz
52a2dee578fd433d286e16dfe928b6b2 *jakarta-jmeter-2.5.1_src.zip

Site Docs are here:

http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/jakarta/jmeter/tags/v2_5_1_R C1 (r1174408)

Keys are here:

To download the dependencies: "ant download_jars"

To create the jars and test JMeter: "ant package test".

JMeter 2.5 requires Java 1.5 or later.

Note that there is a bug in Java on some Linux systems that manifests
itself as the following error when running the test cases or JMeter itself:

[java] WARNING: Couldn't flush user prefs:
java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Not supported: indent-number

This does not affect JMeter operation.

All feedback (and votes!) welcome.

[ ] +1 I support this release
[ ] +0 I am OK with this release
[ ] -0 OK, but....
[ ] -1 I do not support this release (please indicate why)

The vote will remain open for at least 72 hours.

Note: If the vote passes, the intention is to release the archive files
and rename the RC tag as the release tag.

Thanks in advance!