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From "Par Niclas Hedhman"<nic...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Release Apache Flex SDK 4.16.1 - RC1*
Date Wed, 15 Nov 2017 03:50:20 GMT

Alex,
it is called "Open SOURCE" and not "Binary with link to Source" for a reason. Apache Software
Foundation official only promise SOURCE releases. Any convenience binaries are not required/expected.
It is not kosher to so called release (or make available) any binaries that are not built
from an official source releases and place them in /dist. That goes against policy and infrastructure
is likely going to have a strong opinion on the matter, i.e. pull the artifacts if found out.

Very simple workflow;
  1. Get your Source Release in order.
  2. Check it and vote
  3. Release it to /dist
  4. Worry about anything else...

Point 4 includes things like "Build binary convenience artifacts from the Source release".

HTH
Niclas

On 2017-11-14 14:43, Alex Harui <aharui@adobe.com.INVALID> wrote: 
> I think I just verified that the binary artifacts are ok regarding the
> non-ascii characters.  I think that's because they are correct in the
> repo, and were compiled into bundles from that repo source.  I'm not sure
> when the files get screwed up.  I think it is when Ant copies the files to
> the temp folder to be packaged.  Also, I'm not clear what code page they
> are actually in.  I tried using "iconv" on my Mac to convert the files,
> but I couldn't find the right source page.
> 
> I also ran installer.xml in the binary artifact and found that the scripts
> aren't executable.  I looked in the build.xml and installer.xml and do not
> see any calls to chmod that would fix that, like there is in the FlexJS
> versions of those files.  There are some indications from the archives
> that this also has been a problem for as far back as 4.12.
> 
> So, my assessment is:
> 1) the binary artifacts are ok.  No new problems.
> 2) the source artifacts are not ok.  There might be a workaround if we can
> figure out how to convert the code page on those files.
> 3) Would be nice to fix the executable bit on the scripts, but not a new
> problem either.
> 
> So, the vast majority of our users may not hit this problem since they
> consume the binary artifacts and not the source artifacts.  I'll leave it
> up to Piotr as to whether he wants to roll another RC that picks up
> changes.  To fix the executable bits, I would recommend looking at how
> chmod was used in the FlexJS build.xml and installer.xml.
> 
> My 2 cents,
> -Alex
> 
> On 11/13/17, 10:19 PM, "Piotr Zarzycki" <piotrzarzycki21@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> >Hi Justin,
> >
> >Could you please post screenshot what is wrong cause I don't understand. -
> >I wanted to compare results of tests between those two RCs.
> >I will cut another RC, but not because of the issue above, but because I
> >couldn't run sh script either on my Mac which is not good itself. I would
> >like to let you know that I build Moonshine IDE sources with the binaries
> >and it's working perfectly fine.
> >
> >Thanks, Piotr
> >
> >
> >2017-11-14 1:17 GMT+01:00 Justin Mclean <justin@classsoftware.com>:
> >
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> > Which would effect the locale files i.e. the Chinese and Japanese and
> >> probably French and other european language locales would be broken.
> >>
> >> Confirmed it’s an issue and I would also vote -1 binding because of
> >>that.
> >>
> >> To reproduce just view a DateChooser and you’ll see it has some ? in
> >>it’s
> >> display when using the Chinese and Japanese locales where other
> >>characters
> >> should be.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Justin
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >-- 
> >
> >Piotr Zarzycki
> >
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