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From Donald Woods <dwo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Release Geronimo Eclipse Plugin 2.1.0 (RC1)
Date Mon, 28 Apr 2008 13:29:20 GMT
We need them in our server releases to properly preserve the 
directory/file attributes, keep the scripts marked as executable and to 
keep line endings on text files correct for Unix/Linux.


-Donald


Vamsavardhana Reddy wrote:
> 
> 
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 6:32 PM, Donald Woods <dwoods@apache.org 
> <mailto:dwoods@apache.org>> wrote:
> 
>     Not sure how creating a tar.gz makes it easier, given unzip is
>     provided with most Linux distros (like RHEL, Fedora, SLED/SELS,
>     openSUSE,  ....), on MacOSX and most Unix distros (though maybe as
>     an optional package, like on AIX.)
> 
> Makes me wonder why we have tar.gz distributions in our server releases!!
> 
> ++Vamsi
>  
> 
> 
> 
>     I'd prefer staying with zipfiles only.
> 
> 
>     -Donald
> 
>     Vamsavardhana Reddy wrote:
> 
>         Hi Tim,
> 
>         We should at least have a tar.gz distribution corresponding to
>         geronimo-eclipse-plugin-xxx-deployable.zip so that it is easy
>         for linux users who want to do a manual installation of GEP.
> 
>         ++Vamsi
> 
>         On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 6:57 PM, Tim McConnell
>         <tim.mcconne@gmail.com <mailto:tim.mcconne@gmail.com>
>         <mailto:tim.mcconne@gmail.com <mailto:tim.mcconne@gmail.com>>>
>         wrote:
> 
>            Hi Vamsi, I've opened a new feature JIRA to determine if it makes
>            sense to actually release a tar.gz artifact. As far as I
>         know, the
>            Eclipse update sites only handle zipfiles, so I'm not
>         comfortable at
>            this time releasing a tar.gz artifact for GEP 2.1.0.
>         <http://2.1.0.> <http://2.1.0.>
> 
>            However, we shall determine the implications for the next GEP
>            release, and if reasonable will do so. Thanks for the suggestion
> 
>            -----> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/GERONIMODEVTOOLS-335
> 
> 
> 
>            Vamsavardhana Reddy wrote:
> 
>                To add on, I would love to see these tar.gz distributions
>         in GEP
>                2.1.0 release itself if adding these does not amount to a
>         lot of
>                work.
> 
>                ++Vamsi
> 
>                On Sat, Apr 26, 2008 at 9:46 AM, Vamsavardhana Reddy
>                <c1vamsi1c@gmail.com <mailto:c1vamsi1c@gmail.com>
>         <mailto:c1vamsi1c@gmail.com <mailto:c1vamsi1c@gmail.com>>
>                <mailto:c1vamsi1c@gmail.com <mailto:c1vamsi1c@gmail.com>
>         <mailto:c1vamsi1c@gmail.com <mailto:c1vamsi1c@gmail.com>>>>
wrote:
> 
>                   I don't remember if I had brought this up earlier, but
>         wanted
>                to...    Should we also include tar.gz distributions in our
>                Geronimo Eclipse
>                   Plugin releases?
> 
>                   ++Vamsi
> 
> 
>                   On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 8:07 AM, Tim McConnell
>                   <tim.mcconne@gmail.com <mailto:tim.mcconne@gmail.com>
>         <mailto:tim.mcconne@gmail.com <mailto:tim.mcconne@gmail.com>>
>                <mailto:tim.mcconne@gmail.com
>         <mailto:tim.mcconne@gmail.com> <mailto:tim.mcconne@gmail.com
>         <mailto:tim.mcconne@gmail.com>>>>
> 
>                wrote:
> 
>                       Discussion thread for the Geronimo Eclipse Plugin
>         2.1.0 (RC1)
>                       Release vote.....
> 
> 
> 
> 
>            --    Thanks,
>            Tim McConnell
> 
> 
> 

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