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From "Mikhail Loenko" <mloe...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [build?] Problem with snapshot build or download page?
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2007 08:27:05 GMT
2007/10/16, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> Hi Mikhail,
>
> Thanks for clarifying that - I had thought that the development page had
> milestone builds for users and snapshots for developers (or users who want
> the absolute latest build).  Just out of interest, how do you decide whether
> to promote a snapshot to the download page?

If the results are not worse than the previous ones

I'm just a little confused
> about why we have them as well as milestone builds, since we have quite
> frequent milestone releases. I guess I would probably prefer to see
> downloads available for the latest successful build.  E.g. if a user raises
> a bug you would be able to get them to try the latest build if it was
> available to download, and then get them to try the latest again when a fix
> goes in etc.

That's right. The question is how we define "successful" build. If it
does not run
"Hello world", is it successful?

Thanks,
Mikhail

>
> Thanks,
>
> Sian
>
>
> On 16/10/2007, Mikhail Loenko <mloenko@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > The idea is we have snapshots for developers that are provided with
> > the test results
> > and snapshots for users who does not care which to download and need
> > "a snapshot"
> >
> > Download page points to some recent snapshot that is a bit more stable,
> > while testing page points to snapshots built according to the fixed
> > schedule
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Mikhail
> >
> > 2007/10/16, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com>:
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > I have just noticed that the latest snapshot available from the download
> > > page is still r580985 (i.e. M3), but it looks like two snapshots have
> > been
> > > created since then (see
> > http://people.apache.org/builds/harmony/snapshots/).
> > > Is this a bug in the download page or has something gone wrong when the
> > new
> > > snapshots were uploaded or built?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Sian
> > >
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