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From Shazron <shaz...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Cordova-Android 6.1 Release
Date Mon, 07 Nov 2016 15:45:09 GMT
Android 6.1 needs one more vote!

On Thursday, November 3, 2016, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey
>
> We're getting some hiccups on the 6.1 Android Release with Travis.  I'm not
> able to reproduce on the local machine, so we think that it's a travis
> error with updating packages, so we're going to go ahead with the vote
> again.  Sorry for the delay today.
>
> On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 11:46 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
>
> > Hey
> >
> > Look under "What to Test" on this document to see the basics of What to
> > Test:
> > https://github.com/apache/cordova-coho/blob/master/docs/
> > platforms-release-process.md
> >
> > However, this will obviously not catch everything, so people who actually
> > use the CLI to do development should probably try to make an app with the
> > new version once it's up for voting, or even before by checking out the
> > repository and installing it.
> >
> > On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 11:26 AM, Simon MacDonald <
> > simon.macdonald@gmail.com <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >
> >> Sounds good Joe. Can you re-post the official process/doc on how to
> verify
> >> a cordova-android release for those who may be doing it for the first
> >> time?
> >>
> >>
> >> Simon Mac Donald
> >> http://simonmacdonald.com
> >>
> >> On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 2:12 PM, Shazron <shazron@gmail.com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >>
> >> > +1
> >> > For those not using Android daily, also give us guidance on testing
> >> areas
> >> > of focus
> >> >
> >> > On Wed, Nov 2, 2016 at 9:06 AM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com
> <javascript:;>> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > Hey
> >> > >
> >> > > While people have been talking about how critical their fix is for
> >> > Cordova,
> >> > > I actually found a critical issue that we missed in Cordova w.r.t
> >> builds
> >> > > failing with Android Studio based projects, so I rushed some commits
> >> in
> >> > for
> >> > > Cordova-Android 6.1 release.
> >> > >
> >> > > The reason that this is 6.1 and 6.01 is because we're also bumping
> the
> >> > API
> >> > > level to 25 so that we can support the latest version of Android out
> >> in
> >> > the
> >> > > wild, which is on the Google Pixel.  There's no real difference
> >> between
> >> > the
> >> > > two, and the current beta is actually 7.1.1.
> >> > >
> >> > > BTW, it would be helpful if more people tested this release before
> we
> >> go
> >> > > and vote on it so we don't have to do a 6.1.1.  The Apache process
> >> makes
> >> > > releasing time-intensive, and I'd rather be working instead of
> waiting
> >> > > around for things to be released over and over again.
> >> > >
> >> > > What are people's thoughts on this?
> >> > >
> >> > > Joe
> >> > >
> >> >
> >>
> >
> >
>

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