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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache Flex FalconJX 0.0.2 RC2
Date Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:37:38 GMT
Thanks Mark.

Actually, I think I am going to cancel this RC and the FlexJS RC and make
new ones with Erik's latest upgrades to the most recent GCC and GCL.

-Alex

On 6/26/14 3:49 PM, "Mark Kessler" <kesslerconsulting@gmail.com> wrote:

>+1
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>-Mark
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>On Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 12:23 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> This is vote for the second (0.0.2) release of the FalconJX (and Falcon)
>> compilers.  I am not proposing a separate Falcon-only release package at
>> this time.  The only purpose of the FalconJX packages are to serve as
>> upstream packages for the FlexJS release.
>>
>> The release candidate can be found here;
>> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/flex/falcon/0.0.2/rc2/
>>
>> 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
>> - As this is the first release please carefully check the LICENSE and
>> NOTICE files
>> - That the build script completes successfully
>> - That you can compile using the results of building the source package
>>
>> The source package is set up the same way as the repo.  This means that
>> the results of the build are not the same as the binary package.  The
>> compiled source package can be used to build FlexJS apps via the command
>> line and Ant, but not in Flash Builder or other IDEs.  I tested the
>>source
>> package by building it, then pointing to it from the source package of
>>the
>> FlexJS release candidate and building the examples in the FlexJS
>>package.
>>
>> The binary package is set up as an upstream package for the FlexJS
>> release.  The most convenient way to use the binary package is to
>>install
>> a FlexJS SDK via Ant or the Installer.
>>
>> 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
>>
>> Remember that this is an initial 'alpha-quality' release so I expect
>>there
>> will be many bugs found.  IMO the goal is not to try to find and fix
>>bugs
>> in the RC, but to make sure we have the packaging right, and enough
>> functionality that folks will have some success trying to use it.
>>
>> 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 FlexUnit with.
>>
>> Please put all discussion about this release in the DISCUSSION thread
>>not
>> this VOTE thread.
>>
>> For your convenience there is an ant script that automates the common
>> steps to validate a
>> release.  Instead of individually downloading the package and signature
>> files, unzipping, etc, you can instead:
>> 1) create an empty folder,
>> 2) download into that folder this file:
>> 
>>https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/flex/falcon/0.0.2/rc2/ApproveFalco
>>n.
>> xml
>> 3) run the script: ant -e -f ApproveFalcon.xml -Drelease.version=0.0.2
>> -Drc=2
>>
>> You are not required to use this script, and more testing of the
>>packages
>> and build results are always encouraged.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Alex
>>
>>


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