Just a quick update - Weld 5.1.0.Final is now available along with Weld API
Probe is no longer part of these artifacts.
Release notes can be seen at
On Mon, Sep 26, 2022 at 6:15 PM Matej Novotny <manovotn(a)redhat.com> wrote:
Thanks for the suggestion!
I have posted it there as well, see
On Mon, Sep 26, 2022 at 5:49 PM Brian Stansberry <
> Hi Matej,
> Thanks for checking for community input! Perhaps post on
as well? That's a somewhat different
> audience as it's end user oriented and doesn't involve a list subscription.
> Best regards,
> On Mon, Sep 26, 2022 at 9:40 AM Matej Novotny <manovotn(a)redhat.com>
>> This email is to let users and the community know that we are
>> considering removing development mode, known as Weld Probe, from the next
>> version of Weld 5.
>> Tracking issue for this can be seen here but I will provide a short
>> overview for this decision below. We value feedback so please don't
>> hesitate to reach back via this email, JIRA issue or via Gitter.
>> First of all, the reason why we want to remove it is because the tool
>> has been left unmaintained for an extended period of time. Namely the UI
>> part is fairly outdated; especially the libraries it uses. We lack the time
>> and/or manpower to completely rewrite and maintain the client part of Probe
>> (the single page html UI) which is why we opted for removal rather than
>> shipping outdated code.
>> There are two ways we can go about this:
>> 1. Complete removal of Probe with all of its parts
>> - this means there will be no development mode and it removes all Probe
>> - removes (or deprecates) any configuration options linked to it
>> 2. Removal of just the client side code (the UI) and keeping Probe
>> internals which expose all the information via JSON
>> - this would only remove UI parts of Probe; you'd no longer get any
>> means to inspect the deployment except JSON data
>> - however, this allows for custom community client to be written and to
>> consume this data
>> As we lack any data on whether Probe is being currently used and whether
>> the community would appreciate keeping the JSON data, we are at the moment
>> leaning towards removing Probe altogether.
>> That being said, if there is interest from the community, we'd be more
>> than happy to keep the JSON parts of Probe in place so don't hesitate to
>> reach out and tell us. Last but not least, even if Probe gets removed now,
>> we can reintroduce it at a later point in time.
>>  https://issues.redhat.com/browse/WELD-2733
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