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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Installer.xml changes needed (was Re: New Flex SDK release)
Date Thu, 03 Nov 2016 21:11:59 GMT
Even in the case of the .dmg, I think we should just unzip it and extract
the AIR SDK.  I don't think we want to launch it.

On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 1:28 PM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> OK, my sources say that ZIP format will be around for a while.  But don't
> we have to switch to using DMG for Mac?  I don't know if the ZIP has Mac
> versions of ADL and ADT in it.  And if we do just end up launching the
> DMG, we might want to create a path for launching an EXE in case there is
> an issue some day.
>
> Thoughts?
> -Alex
>
> On 11/3/16, 11:53 AM, "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
>
> >I thought there were symlinks for Mac.  Maybe it doesn't matter for what
> >we use it for.
> >
> >Sent from my LG G3, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
> >
> >------ Original message------
> >From: OmPrakash Muppirala
> >Date: Thu, Nov 3, 2016 11:31 AM
> >To: dev@flex.apache.org;
> >Subject:Re: Installer.xml changes needed (was Re: New Flex SDK release)
> >
> >Interestingly, I was able to simply unzip the .dmg file and inspect its
> >contents.  It simply has a folder called AIR SDK:
> >https://snag.gy/i8gNmu.jpg
> >
> >Also of interest is the fact that I have been using only the .zip files in
> >the NPM FlexJS installer.  That seems to work fine with Macs as well.
> >
> >I think any tweaks we may have to do should be relatively minor.
> >
> >
> >
> >On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 11:16 AM, Josh Tynjala <joshtynjala@gmail.com>
> >wrote:
> >
> >> I also see a ZIP for the Windows SDKs on that page. The only EXE that I
> >>see
> >> is for the Windows AIR runtime, which isn't what the installer
> >>downloads.
> >>
> >> - Josh
> >>
> >> On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 11:13 AM, OmPrakash Muppirala
> >><bigosmallm@gmail.com
> >> >
> >> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hmm, I see a dmg for mac and a zip for windows (in the Flex Developers
> >> > section)
> >> > Was there any announcement about this change?
> >> >
> >> > On Thu, Nov 3, 2016 at 11:11 AM, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > I see links for dmg and exe from here http://labs.adobe.com/
> >> > > downloads/air.html
> >> > >
> >> > > I believe the zip and tar will go away or may not be the latest.
> >> > >
> >> > > Sent from my LG G3, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
> >> > >
> >> > > ------ Original message------
> >> > > *From: *OmPrakash Muppirala
> >> > > *Date: *Thu, Nov 3, 2016 10:10 AM
> >> > > *To: *dev@flex.apache.org;
> >> > > *Subject:*Re: Installer.xml changes needed (was Re: New Flex SDK
> >> release)
> >> > >
> >> > > I still see the zip file available here
> >> > >
> >> > > https://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/labs/flashruntimes/
> >> > > air/AdobeAIRSDK.zip
> >> > >
> >> > > On Nov 3, 2016 9:54 AM, "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > On 11/3/16, 9:35 AM, "omuppi1@gmail.com on behalf of OmPrakash
> >> > > Muppirala"
> >> > > > <omuppi1@gmail.com on behalf of bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > > >
> >> > > > >I can take this work up.  Depending on how much work this
would
> >>take
> >> > and
> >> > > > >amy available bandwidth, this could take a while.
> >> > > > >
> >> > > > >Do you know what exactly needs to be done here?
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Don't know for sure.  My guess would be to adjust the scripts
to
> >> launch
> >> > > > the EXE or DMG instead of unpacking ZIP and TBZ.  Then we'll
see
> >>how
> >> > > rough
> >> > > > a user experience that is.  Maybe that will be acceptable.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > -Alex
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > >
> >> >
> >>
>
>

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