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From David Blevins <david.blev...@visi.com>
Subject Re: New Feature Wednesday
Date Wed, 17 May 2006 20:10:07 GMT
Build's busted.  three days now.

On May 17, 2006, at 9:29 AM, Prasad Kashyap wrote:

> Hey !!! What happened to the builds that gbuild used to post daily to
> the repository directory at
> http://svn.apache.org/repository/geronimo/distribution ?
>
>
> Cheers
> Prasad
>
> On 5/12/06, David Blevins <david.blevins@visi.com> wrote:
>>
>> On May 11, 2006, at 6:01 AM, Joe Bohn wrote:
>>
>> > I agree with everyone else that it is really great to have these
>> > unstable builds being produced and posted on a regular basis!  It
>> > will help encourage users to pick up the latest more quickly and
>> > provide us with quicker feedback.
>>
>> Definitely a good start.  It takes group participation to really take
>> advantage.
>>
>> > How is it expected that users will find these unstable builds?
>>
>> We can link the Latest Unstable wiki page from the website.  We can
>> also mention them when we fix problems, "I submitted/comitted a patch
>> for this and it will be available in next Wednesday's build! (post
>> link)"   Or when people have problems building, "Give the latest
>> unstable a try and see how it goes.  (post link)"
>>
>> > Is there some way to get to the unstable builds from the geronimo
>> > web site?  I think more people would find it and use it if there
>> > was a link from the downloads page to http://cvs.apache.org/dist/
>> > geronimo/unstable/ .
>>
>> Absolutely.
>>
>> > One more question:  How long will these builds "hang around"?  I
>> > see that there are still builds from 1.0 out there.
>>
>> The script arbitrarily keeps 14 past builds -- can be whatever number
>> we choose.
>>
>> > Just a nit - but it would be nice if we could put the most recent
>> > build at the top of the list.
>>
>> Sure.  Most people don't notice that page is sortable.  We can link
>> it that way for convenience.
>>
>> http://cvs.apache.org/dist/geronimo/unstable/?C=M;O=D
>>
>> -David
>>
>>
>> > Joe
>> >
>> >
>> > David Blevins wrote:
>> >> All,
>> >> I've revived our script that creates unstable builds.  Further,
>> >> I've  hooked it up to run every Wednesday at 6am PST.  I chose
>> >> Wednesday as  it gives developers a couple days into the week to
>> >> try and get  features in that they'd like people to try out.  It
>> >> also gives a  couple days in the week for users to give feedback.
>> >> The goal is to have a nice steady drum beat of content reaching
>> >> the  community to add more iterations to what is inherently an
>> >> iterative  process.  More iterations means more interactions which
>> >> means a  healthier community economy.  I could spend forever
>> >> counting out the  benefits to the community and overall quality of
>> >> the software  produced/consumed.
>> >> Here is the info for the very latest build:
>> >> Geronimo 1.1-405734 - May 10, 2006
>> >> http://cvs.apache.org/dist/geronimo/unstable/1.1-405734/
>> >> geronimo-1.1-405734-src.tar.gz
>> >> geronimo-1.1-405734-src.zip
>> >> geronimo-jetty-j2ee-1.1-405734.tar.gz
>> >> geronimo-jetty-j2ee-1.1-405734.zip
>> >> geronimo-jetty-minimal-1.1-405734.tar.gz
>> >> geronimo-jetty-minimal-1.1-405734.zip
>> >> geronimo-tomcat-j2ee-1.1-405734.tar.gz
>> >> geronimo-tomcat-j2ee-1.1-405734.zip
>> >> geronimo-tomcat-minimal-1.1-405734.tar.gz
>> >> geronimo-tomcat-minimal-1.1-405734.zip
>> >> Changelog:
>> >> http://opensource.atlassian.com/confluence/oss/display/GERONIMO/
>> >> Latest +Unstable
>> >> The changelog is automatically generated along with the unstable
>> >> build, so keep an eye on that page for future updates!
>> >> All the best,
>> >> David
>> >
>> > --
>> > Joe Bohn
>> > joe.bohn at earthlink.net
>> >
>> > "He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep, to gain what he
>> > cannot lose."   -- Jim Elliot
>> >
>>
>>
>


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