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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release InstallApacheFlex 1.0 - RC2
Date Mon, 10 Sep 2012 22:12:57 GMT

On 9/10/12 2:49 PM, "Erik de Bruin" <erik@ixsoftware.nl> wrote:

> Alex,
>> Hitting the swc's URL from the browser seemed to then let the Ant script get
>> it.  That seems like a rough spot.
> Well, if I could design it to behave like that, I probable wouldn't
> have to work for a living anymore ;-) I'll still thinking it might be
> a localized thing, a proxy somewhere that got primed by the browser
> download, but I'm no expert on ant or any such matters.
Could be something like that.  How many folks have tried to build the source
distro?  If it is just Carol and I getting this, then it can probably be
>> I am going to vote -1 for now because of the following minor things or
>> things I may just need to know how to do:
> Another -1. I'm getting Flashbacks. Maybe we're going about this in
> the wrong way? Maybe we should ask the community to test the release
> first, before calling the VOTE. Wait... didn't we do that? While I
> appreciate all the feedback we're getting, I really was hoping that
> the project would rally and help us out a bit after the debacle of the
> first VOTE.
IMO, it isn't a big deal to get a couple of RC's shot down.  It may be a
fact-of-life that more folks look more closely once you declare an RC.

>> 1) READme (why is this file capitalized the way it is?)
> The file name "README" is in an IndexIgnore directive of the
> mod_autoindex config. The change in capitalisation bypasses this.
>> 2) FlashPlayerGlobal.swc - not the right name
>> 3) "global swc" - again not the right name.
> I guess you are referring to the 2 textual instances of these 'typos'
> in the README? I've fixed those in SVN, renamed them to "Adobe Flash
> Player playerglobal.swc'. Do we need to rebuild, repackage, re-sign
> and re-vote for this?
Maybe not.  Let's see what the answer is for #6 first.
>> 4) Om's key not in central Flex KEYS file or I'm don't understand how to
>> verify a signature.
> Om's key and mine are in https://people.apache.org/keys/group/flex.asc
I realized that your keys are in the trunk KEYS file which isn't synced to
the develop branch.
>> 5) Ant build did not pick up environment variables.  I had to use
>> 6) After getting the script to download the AS3Commons, the build failed
>> with:
>> /Users/aharui/Work/apache-flex-sdk-installer-1.0.1-incubating-src/installer/
>> build.xml:237: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError:
>> com/google/common/base/Function
> I'm not an ant man myself, I'll leave these to more knowledgeable folks.
> EdB

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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