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From "Prasad Kashyap" <goyathlay.geron...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: New Feature Wednesday
Date Wed, 17 May 2006 16:29:14 GMT
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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