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From Erik de Bruin <e...@ixsoftware.nl>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache Flex FalconJX 0.0.2 RC3
Date Thu, 10 Jul 2014 15:20:32 GMT

- sigs good
- build completes successfully
- Falcon builds correctly functioning SWF from vf2js_DataBindingTest

- the 'ApproveFalcon' script failed, complaining my ASJS_HOME prop wasn't
set, when an 'echo $ASJS_HOME' proved it wrong.
- I cannot build a JS release, as FalconJX is not build by 'ant main', nor
does it function as a standalone compiler (see [DISCUSS])


On Thu, Jul 10, 2014 at 9:04 AM, 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/rc3/
> 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/rc3/ApproveFalcon.
> xml
> <https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/dev/flex/falcon/0.0.2/rc3/ApproveFalcon.xml>
> 3) run the script: ant -e -f ApproveFalcon.xml -Drelease.version=0.0.2
> -Drc=3
> 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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