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From Anis KADRI <anis.ka...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: release 1.8.1
Date Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:51:31 GMT
as long as we let people know about the changes via a blog post.

On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 3:45 PM, Brian LeRoux <b@brian.io> wrote:

> I'd like to propose we take jesses suggestion but with the tweak that
> we do not add a new patch level. The downstream distribution would
> just read:
>
> phonegap-1.8.x.zip
>
> wherein the ios distrib would be based on 1.8.1 and all others based on
> 1.8.0
>
> I feel this is maintainable and easiest on implementors for platforms
> that do not need to rock a patch tag. Thoughts?
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 3:36 PM, Joe Bowser <bowserj@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Android will not be merging 1.8.1 back into master, since it will be
> based
> > on 1.8.0 pre-CordovaWebView.
> >
> > On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 3:22 PM, Michael Brooks <
> michael@michaelbrooks.ca>wrote:
> >
> >> >
> >> > Hmm.. Can we have multiple tags in git pointing to the same commit?
> This
> >> > way we COULD tag all platforms, but non-ios platforms' 1.8.1 just
> points
> >> > to the same commit as 1.8.0.
> >>
> >>
> >> Yes, a tag is just a reference to a SHA. However, we still need to
> update
> >> the VERSION file for each platform.
> >>
> >> All platforms but iOS should be able to branch off 1.8.0, update the
> code,
> >> and merge it back:
> >>
> >> - `git checkout -b 1.8.0 new-release`
> >> - update the version to 1.8.1
> >> - `git commit -am "Version 1.8.1"
> >> - `git tag 1.8.1`
> >> - `git checkout master`
> >> - `git merge new-release`
> >> - `git branch -d new-release`
> >> - `git push origin`
> >>
> >> Am I missing something?
> >>
> >> On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 2:44 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Hmm.. Can we have multiple tags in git pointing to the same commit?
> This
> >> > way we COULD tag all platforms, but non-ios platforms' 1.8.1 just
> points
> >> > to the same commit as 1.8.0.
> >> >
> >> > On 6/11/12 2:41 PM, "Jesse" <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > >I still think we should serve the new updated+package distribution,
> just
> >> > >not modify platforms that do not have changes.
> >> > >Call it a hotfix ...
> >> > >
> >> > >On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 2:38 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com> wrote:
> >> > >
> >> > >> The thing is that the downstream distribution of cordova (phonegap)
> >> gets
> >> > >> *a lot* of exposure/downloads via a single archive containing
all
> >> > >>platform
> >> > >> implementations.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Tagging a 1.8.1 or 1.8.0.1 on a single platform and blogging about
> it
> >> > >> would probably work for the (small) user base that is involved
on
> the
> >> > >> issue tracker+mailing list, and is comfortable with git, etc.
> However
> >> > >>for
> >> > >> the vast majority of users these are all "hoops" they have to
go
> >> through
> >> > >> and, in light of a latest point release crashing for them already,
> >> > >> probably would just add to their frustration.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> If we want to be up front and honest about the issue and how to
fix
> >> it,
> >> > >>as
> >> > >> well as provide as simple a solution to people who may have fallen
> >> into
> >> > >> the issue in the first place, I am of the opinion we should tag
> 1.8.1
> >> > >> across the board, blog about it _AND_ host up another dist.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> Would love to hear what non-Adobe folks have to say about this.
> >> > >>
> >> > >> On 6/11/12 2:30 PM, "Jesse" <purplecabbage@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> > >>
> >> > >> >Before I tip my hand on a vote ...
> >> > >> >Is there any chance of a middle ground here?
> >> > >> >Updating all platforms to 1.8.1 for the benefit of one platform
> seems
> >> > >>like
> >> > >> >a lot of overhead to address a change in one.
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> >Could we adopt packaging a 1.8.0.1.zip which would include
the
> >> updated
> >> > >>iOS
> >> > >> >code, and iOS code tags, but no changes to the other platforms?
or
> >> > >> >something similar?
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> >Of course this would require adding a little documentation
to the
> >> > >>release,
> >> > >> >to say what was addressed, and what platforms were changed,
but
> still
> >> > >> >considerably easier than the tag->domino effect we have
now. IMO
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> >On Mon, Jun 11, 2012 at 2:18 PM, Filip Maj <fil@adobe.com>
wrote:
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> >> +1 release 1.8.1
> >> > >> >>
> >> > >> >> On 6/11/12 2:15 PM, "Brian LeRoux" <b@brian.io>
wrote:
> >> > >> >>
> >> > >> >> >So we have a fairly big issue in iOS 1.8 wherein
a PhoneGap
> app is
> >> > >> >> >crashing if the user swipes down the notification
centre while
> >> > >>in-app.
> >> > >> >> >The question is whether this is a bug big enough
to cut an
> 1.8.1
> >> > >> >> >official release for all platforms or if pointing
users to the
> >> minor
> >> > >> >> >tag is enough.
> >> > >> >> >
> >> > >> >> >[+1] release 1.8.1
> >> > >> >> >[ -1] do not release 1.8.1
> >> > >> >> >
> >> > >> >> >I think a tag should suffice but if implementors
have no
> trouble
> >> > >> >> >tagging a release then we might as well save Shaz/Becky
the
> >> > >> >> >email/twitter complaint!
> >> > >> >>
> >> > >> >>
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> >
> >> > >> >--
> >> > >> >@purplecabbage
> >> > >> >risingj.com
> >> > >>
> >> > >>
> >> > >
> >> > >
> >> > >--
> >> > >@purplecabbage
> >> > >risingj.com
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
>

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