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[wtp-dev] Changes for Servertools delivered on: wtp-R3.1-M: M-3.1M-20090827170614 (this week declared driver)

With this new driver we fixed a restart issue that affects:
- Callers of IServer.restart, (ie: Run On Server, ...)
- Server adopters that don't provide a .restart mechanism (ie: Tomcat ,...)

Before bug# 255561 [1], if you try to schedule a job immediately after calling restart, the job will be scheduled after the server stop job but before the server start job. If you were relaying in this behaviour, this was not the intended behaviour for Server.restart. For a concrete example on the consequence on this behaviour when a 'Run on Server' action was launched using 'Tomcat' it would cause a publish job, and the browser launch job to be scheduled before the server was fully restarted. Now with the new changes, we have fix the scheduling of the jobs in restart, and now the stop and start jobs will be scheduled before giving back control to the caller, which will then scheduled the browser to be launched at the correct time.

But....!! As a consequence of this changes, we have found that the 'Run On Server' has a bug that will be fix for 3.1M RC2. The new found bug will trigger the intended publish after a restart, when it should be done before to ensure that all the resources are sync.

For more information and a the discussion on this issue refer to bug# 255561. Comment #34, on that bug is probably the most interesting one, but be sure to read comment #29 to see the effect of the changes.

Thanks to Larry for all his help on the testing on this bug.


Best Regards,
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Mr. Angel Vera
Server Tools Developer
E-Mail: arvera@xxxxxxxxxx
Tel: 905-413-5919
Those who think that something is impossible,
should not interfere with those who are willing to do it. - Angel Vera

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