Yeah, I'm aware of the difficulties and we are working on it. Hard to say when it will be available ... you know Holidays. However, it's highest priority now.
JBoss Forums Lead
JBoss Labs Team
since the last tests we can to tell forums is 100% compliant for jboss portal 2.6.3, Last versions of forumscompliant with 2.6.3 can to be taken from http://anonsvn.jboss.org/repos/labs/labs/jbossforums/branches/