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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache Flex SDK 4.13.0 RC1
Date Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:26:15 GMT
>
> This is a  Apache Flex 4.12.1 release candidate 2. Please see the
> RELEASE_NOTES and the README.


You mean 4.13 RC1...

Thanks,
Om


On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 9:21 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> This is a  Apache Flex 4.12.1 release candidate 2. Please see the
> RELEASE_NOTES and the README.
>
> There is a known bug in Adobe Flash Builder 4.6 and 4.7 that causes a
> issue when creating new applications.
> Adobe has provided a work around for FB 4.7 but not for 4.6.
>
> The release candidate can be found here;
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/flex/sdk/4.13.0/rc1/
>
> The binary distributions as a convenience for the respective platforms,
> available here:
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/flex/sdk/4.13.0/rc1/binaries
>
>
> The most convenient way to use the binary package is to install it via Ant
> or the Installer. To use an Installer you must use InstallApacheFlex
> version 3.1 or later which is still in release candidate status at this
> time. You can get InstallApacheFlex 3.1 here:
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/flex/installer/3.1/rc4/binaries/
>
>
> Before voting please review the section,"What are the ASF requirements on
> approving a release?", at:
> http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html#approving-a-release
>
> At a minimum you would be expected to check that:
> - MD5 and signed packages are correct
> - README, RELEASE_NOTES, NOTICE and LICENSE files are all fine
> - That you can compile from source package
> - That the SDK can be used in your IDE of choice
> - That the SDK can be used to make a mobile, desktop and browser
> application
>
> When testing please check the md5 and asc files and make sure that the
> source can be compiled.
>
> Please vote to approve this release:
> +1 Approve the release
> -1 Veto the release (please provide specific comments to why)
>
> This vote will be open for 72 hours or until a result can be called.
>
> The vote passes if there is:
> - At least 3 +1 votes from the PMC
> - More positive votes than negative votes
>
> If you find an issue with the release that's a "show stopper" please don't
> hold off voting -1. If someone votes -1 please continue testing we want to
> try and catch as many issues as we can and cut down on the number of
> release candidates. Remember existing voters can change their vote during
> the voting process.
>
> People who are not in PMC are also encouraged to test out the release and
> vote, although their votes will not be binding, they can influence how the
> PMC votes.
>
> When voting please indicate what OS, IDE, Flash Player version and AIR
> version you tested the SDK with.
>
> Please put all discussion about this release in the DISCUSSION thread not
> this VOTE thread.
>
> For your convenience, I have added an Ant script to the RC folder. This ant
> script automates the checks a voter should perform on the RC.
> It will:
>   - download the default source package for your OS (use -Dpackage.suffix
> to override)
>   - run md5 and gpg checks (this assumes you have gpg installed in your
> path)
>   - uncompress the source package
>   - install and run rat
>   - display the rat report and ask you to verify
>   - display the rat report without the AL files and ask you to verify the
> non-AL files
>   - display the README and ask you to verify
>   - display the RELEASE_NOTES and ask you to verify
>   - display the NOTICE and ask you to verify
>
>   - display the LICENSE and ask you to verify
>   - run the build and any tests run by the build.
>
>
> You should be able to go away for a while during the build.  When it is
> finished, it will display information to be copied into the vote thread.
> You are not required to use this script, and more testing of the packages
> and build results are always encouraged.
>
> To use this script (assuming you have Ant installed), it should be as
> simple as:
> - Create an empty folder
> - Download ApproveSDK.xml into that folder from:
>
> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/flex/sdk/4.13.0/rc1/ApproveSDK.xml
> - Run: ant -e -f ApproveSDK.xml -Drelease.version=4.13.0 -Drc=1
>
>
> Thanks,
> Alex
>
>
>
>
>
>

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