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Scala 2.10 is an update of the scala programming language. This is a functional programming langage based on the JVM.
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This release contains language enhancements which may affected existing scala progjects of fedora users.
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This release support jdk-1.7 and contains support of the swing module in opposite of the official upstream release.
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This was done by a request of fedora users for a previous release on based of a patch from the upstream development repository.
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Additionally it's requires packages which doesn't available in fedora until yes.
  
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
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Revision as of 20:27, 11 February 2013


Contents

Scala 2.10

Summary

Providing the most current relase of Scala a functional programming language based on the JVM.

Owner

  • Email: Jochen@herr-schmitt.de <your email address so we can contact you, invite you to meetings, etc.>

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 19
  • Last updated: 1013/01/29
  • Percentage of completion: 0%


Detailed Description

Scala 2.10 is an update of the scala programming language. This is a functional programming langage based on the JVM. This release contains language enhancements which may affected existing scala progjects of fedora users. This release support jdk-1.7 and contains support of the swing module in opposite of the official upstream release. This was done by a request of fedora users for a previous release on based of a patch from the upstream development repository. Additionally it's requires packages which doesn't available in fedora until yes.

Benefit to Fedora

Providing of the most current Release of Scala-2.10 which is a functional programming language based on the JVM. In opposite of the upstream release we want to offer support for the swing module on JDK-1.7. This swing module is an prerelease support which is not official released by the upstream distribution.

Scope

The new release intruduce new minor changes of the language which may impact existing scala projects. Additionally scala 2.10 intruduced the emit of bytecode of jdk-1.7. In opposite the support of jdk-1.5 will been discontinued. In opposite of the official release we provide a prerelease jdk-1.7 support of the swing module which is not currently released in the official scala distribution.

The new release of scala requires additional packages which are not yes introducted in Fedora. At lese we need the following packages for scala:

  • pax-swissbox
  • ops4j-base
  • ops4j-master

How To Test

1. Login as a normal user.

2. call the command scala.

3. Enter 'println ("Hello World")' on the scala prompt.

User Experience

Providing of the most current release of the Scala programming language.

Dependencies

We need some packages like pax-swissbox which are not already inteoducted in Fedora.

Contingency Plan

Shipping of the release 2.92 which is available in Fedora 18 and 17.

Documentation

  • Official Scala website [1]

Release Notes

  • Providing of Scala-2.10 as a functional programming language based on the JVM. In opposite of the upstream release we support the swing module on JDK-1.7.

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