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From Radhika Puthiyetath <radhika.puthiyet...@citrix.com>
Subject RE: [DOCS] Not posting 4.0 docs to website?
Date Wed, 17 Oct 2012 04:34:06 GMT
Hi Chip/David/Wido/Jessica

Please review my patch at the earliest: https://reviews.apache.org/r/7593/

I have submitted it two days back.

Regards
-Radhika

-----Original Message-----
From: Radhika Puthiyetath [mailto:radhika.puthiyetath@citrix.com] 
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 10:00 AM
To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: RE: [DOCS] Not posting 4.0 docs to website?

Hi,

I have fixed https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-344

Nobody has reviewed my patch yet.

Also, I had queries wrt the upgrade at https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-303

If install.sh is not present how customers are going to upgrade to 4.0 ? 

If someone in the list can help, I shall close both the defects.

Thanks
-Radhika

-----Original Message-----
From: David Nalley [mailto:david@gnsa.us]
Sent: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 3:03 AM
To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
Subject: Re: [DOCS] Not posting 4.0 docs to website?

On Tue, Oct 16, 2012 at 3:50 PM, Jessica Tomechak <jessica.tomechak@gmail.com> wrote:
> Just checking up on the issue linked below, "post docs to new doc website,"
> and I notice it's stalled. Comments from Noah and Chip are to the 
> effect "this can wait until after we get the software out." I'd just 
> like to go on record that I think it would be very helpful to users if 
> we can get these docs onto the website before 4.0. David N. promised 
> that posting them would be a trivial process, so it shouldn't cost 
> anyone too much effort. As far as I know, there are plenty of docs 
> built and ready to post, especially if we build the version that's 
> checked in to master (lots of nice changes after code freeze).
>
> If anyone can chime in with further thoughts, status, or why this 
> can't be done, I'd appreciate it very much.
>
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-246


It is comparatively trivial to publish them - but I haven't as of yet as fwiu there are still
a number of bugs dealing with material inaccuracies that means that adhering to the docs results
in an inability to get a working CS instance, or even an install.

Here are some of the issues:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-344
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-345
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-303
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-134

Additionally there are a number of tasks still listed as not done (completion of the installation
guide)
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-4
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLOUDSTACK-3


Additionally as Chip pointed out, the installation instructions that are provided don't resemble
installation for anything other than the developer builds from Jenkins. Wido has agreed to
host RPM and DEB repos, but the project isn't providing anything other than a source release
- and nowhere in either of those is the install.sh installation method, which is what is documented
in the install guide
- so it's confusing at best - and not something that someone can currently follow.

That said - if you'll let me know when you consider the docs done, I'll be happy to publish
those (or any other committer can in my place as well)

--David

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