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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Making an new Apache Flex release
Date Mon, 06 May 2013 04:14:42 GMT

On 5/5/13 8:58 PM, "Justin Mclean" <justinmclean@mac.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> Develop and trunk are drifting further apart and we have a fair number of bug
> fixes, support for newer version of AIR and FP, some new experimental
> components, so probably about time we started thinking about a release. The
> longer we leave it the harder it will be to make a release. So who can help me
> out here?
I was wondering when you were going to come up for air.  You and Mark have
been on a great run.
> There a few things that need to be fixed up before we can make a release. Can
> anyone put up their hand to try and fix these?
> - Get Jenkin/CI back up and working with Git - not essential but give up some
> confidence that things are still working.
> - Fix build issues re TLF and move to Git
I thought this was working except for running just the TLF folder?
> - Look into issue with list selection tesst failing (selection colour
> difference in bitmaps)
> - Fix a few missing headers (dead simple!)
> - Does anyone know what state the components in the experimental project are?
> I have no idea if any of these are in a releasable state or not.
> - Make sure all mustella test run on OS, windows and mobile (now that mobile
> tests work) with flash player 11.1 and 11.7 and AIR 3.7
> - What state are the mustella AIR tests in?
The apollo folder passed on Mac and Win a while back.  You can't run in AIR
mode on the other tests as there are bitmap compare failures due to
rendering differences involving JPGs.
> - Add linux as an officially supported platform for this release.
> Is there anything else we would like to see in a release?
I think there are a few bugs I need to resolve.
> Do we have any committers or non committers with Linux experience who would
> like to see this happen? There's is probably only a small amount of work
> required to officially supporting Linux.
> There are also a number of critical and major JIRA issues that have been
> raised over the last few months (including some of the issues above) that it
> would be nice to try and fix before a release.
> Here's the blocker and critical ones (12 issues):
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?filter=12323979
> And those plus major ones (158 issues):
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/issues/?filter=12323978
> Is any existing committer or non committer willing to help out and try and fix
> one or two of the above bugs? Almost all of this issues are unassigned.
> Thanks,
> Justin

Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.

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