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From "Alexey Varlamov" <alexey.v.varla...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [site] update Quick Help for Contributors (the building instructions)
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2007 04:51:03 GMT
2007/10/3, Nadya Morozova <nad.morozova@googlemail.com>:
> Alexei,
> thanks for clarification.
>
> i think it's ok to make the following statement in the doc:
>
> - Apache Ant 1.6.5 (a higher version can be used only for class libraries)

I'd suggest we file a JIRA against DRLVM if there is a problem
(still), and leave this as "Ant 1.6.5 or higher". I don't think we
need to jam this intro with transient issues (btw it could encourage
someone to ask on dev@ ;) ).

>
> On 10/3/07, Alexei Zakharov <alexei.zakharov@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > > "Ant 1.6.5 or higher" to "Ant 1.6.5"?  Is there a problem with later
> > > > versions of Ant?
> > > Yes, Alexei Fedotov mentioned to me that higher versions are not
> > currently
> > > supported. I suggest asking again to reconfirm.
> >
> > Well, in general Ant 1.7 is ok if you are working on classlib only.
> > I'm using it currently in my daily work for example. However, if you
> > are committing something to DRLVM workspace you need to run DRLVM
> > acceptance tests. And it is a problem with ant 1.7 - IIRC I
> > encountered some strange errors while trying to run it on recent
> > versions of ant. Looks like the current DRLVM build system is closely
> > connected with ant 1.6.5 .
> >
> > Regards,
> > Alexei
> >
> > 2007/10/3, Nadya Morozova <nad.morozova@googlemail.com>:
> > > On 10/3/07, Sian January <sianjanuary@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hi Nadya,
> > > >
> > > > Your patch looks good - it definitely makes sense to change the tense
> > for
> > > > that page, it reads a lot more easily now.  It's really helpful to
> > have
> > > > numbered sections too.
> > >
> > >
> > >  If you like it, I can commit and we shall see how people react.
> > >
> > > Just a small point, but I wondered why you changed
> > > > "Ant 1.6.5 or higher" to "Ant 1.6.5"?  Is there a problem with later
> > > > versions of Ant?
> > >
> > >
> > > Yes, Alexei Fedotov mentioned to me that higher versions are not
> > currently
> > > supported. I suggest asking again to reconfirm.
> > >
> > > I think we do still need Visual Studio 2003 (which includes the compiler
> > so
> > > > you don't need another one) but I'm happy to be corrected on this.
> > >
> > >
> > > Ok, so additional compilers are optional. Let's check on the list and
> > then
> > > change the page's wording.
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > > >
> > > > Sian
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 03/10/2007, Nadya Morozova <nad.morozova@googlemail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > Hi,
> > > > > I decided to update the Quick Help for Contributors page [1] and
> > posted
> > > > a
> > > > > patch to JIRA 4893 [2]. I only changed the wording in some places
to
> > > > > switch
> > > > > accents. you're welcome to review the patch and submit your
> > comments.
> > > > >
> > > > > if somebody could read / test the latest Quick Help page and let
me
> > know
> > > > > if
> > > > > there are any technical discrepancies, i'd be very thankful. i guess
> > the
> > > > > prerequisites part may be out of date or incomplete. for example:
do
> > we
> > > > > actually need MS VS 2003? Do we need the Pro version only, or can
> > users
> > > > > download a free Express Edition and be done? What about compilers?
> > Will
> > > > > the
> > > > > MS VS built-in compiler be enough or do we need an external
> > compiler,
> > > > like
> > > > > Intel's 9.0?
> > > > >
> > > > > [1] http://harmony.apache.org/quickhelp_contributors.html
> > > > > [2] https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HARMONY-4893
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Cheers,
> Nadya
>

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