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From OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosma...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Flex-sdk on linux
Date Wed, 23 Dec 2015 17:23:20 GMT

The main question is whether you are building an AIR app or not. Is you
are, then you will not be able to use Linux as a build machine.

If you are building a web Flex app,  you can use Linux as a build machine.

In this case, what I have done is this.   Use the Installer on Windows or
Mac and create an IDE compatible Flex SDK.  Then, simply copy this
installed SDK to your Linux machine.   In your build scripts change the SDK
directory appropriately.   The builds should just work.

I have a CI server with a Jenkins instance on a Linux box that builds my
web Flex app on every checkin. Works like a charm!

On Dec 23, 2015 7:52 AM, "Alex Harui" <aharui@adobe.com> wrote:

> IMO, there is a difference between requiring Adobe AIR runtime to run the
> installer, and having the installation download and set up the Adobe AIR
> SDK.
> -Alex
> On 12/23/15, 4:21 AM, "dustfinger@starbucksoftware.com"
> <dustfinger@starbucksoftware.com> wrote:
> >Hi Tom,
> >
> >I am a little confused about the instructions from
> >
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FLEX/Installation+help#Install
> >ationhelp-Ant-basedinstaller. It
> >says that the ant based installer does not require adobe air, but then a
> >few lines down it reads:
> >---
> >Now enter the unpacked directory and run the installer. You will need to
> >tell it to download the last version of the AIR SDK that ran on
> >Linux. You can leave this argument off on other platforms.
> >
> >cd apache-flex-sdk-4.12.0-bin/
> >
> >ant -f installer.xml -Dair.sdk.version=2.6
> >---
> >It appears to ask the reader to download the last version of adobe-air
> >that was
> >released for linux. At least, it looks like that is what the instructions
> >are telling
> >ant to do. Doesn't that contradict the previous statement that the ant
> >installer does not require adobe-air?
> >
> >If it is the case that the ant based installer is just downloading
> >adobe-air for me then is just as easy for me to
> >download the old adobe air src and compile everything.
> >
> >Please let me know if you think I am miss-interpreting something.
> >
> >Sincerely,
> >
> >Trevor Wilson

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