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From Carol Frampton <cfram...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: InstallApacheFlex - auto update mechanism
Date Fri, 20 Jul 2012 17:26:44 GMT


On 7/20/12 1 :13PM, "Om" <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:

>On Fri, Jul 20, 2012 at 8:06 AM, Carol Frampton <cframpto@adobe.com>
>wrote:
>
>>
>>
>> On 7/19/12 3 :12PM, "Om" <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> >On Thu, Jul 19, 2012 at 7:39 AM, Carol Frampton <cframpto@adobe.com>
>> >wrote:
>> >
>> >>
>> >>
>> >> On 7/18/12 7 :05PM, "Om" <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> >On Wed, Jul 18, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Daniel Ruiz <daniel.ruiz@gmail.com>
>> >> >wrote:
>> >> >
>> >> >The build script needs to be fixed to automatically bump up the
>>version
>> >> >number every time the script is run.  Does anyone want to submit a
>> >>patch
>> >> >for this?  The code is available here:
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >>
>> 
>>http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/flex/utilities/InstallApacheFle
>> >>x
>> >> >/
>>
>> I know how to bump up the build number but do you really want it bumped
>>up
>> every time the script is run.  I think not.  You want it bumped up once,
>> every time there is a change - not the 10 or 20 times one might rebuild
>> while working on something.  Do you want the published version to go
>>from
>> 0.7.1 to 0.7.24 to 0.7.29, etc?
>>
>>
>Can we have a -test vs. -release switch to the ant script?  The -release
>option would automatically do the version bump.  Future release managers
>would not remember to bump up the version numbers.

Yes, I can do that.  That was the only thing I came up with as well.

>
>
>> >>
>> >> I'll add build number support later today.
>> >>
>> >> Carol
>> >>
>> >> >
>> >>
>> >>
>> >Thanks Carol :-)
>> >
>> >I also wanted to build an auto-update mechanism for the installer.
>>Since
>> >we are using native installers, the AIR's built in auto-update cannot
>>be
>> >used.
>> >
>> >For this it would be nice if the build script creates/updates a
>> >version.xml
>> >file while creating the artifacts.  The script should automatically
>>push
>> >the version.xml along with the .exe and .dmg file to the release sites.
>> >
>> >The app will check the version.xml each time and download the new
>> >installer
>> >if there is an update.
>> >
>> >Am I missing something else?
>>
>> I assume you're doing this, or did you think I am doing it?
>>
>
>I will work on the update mechanism in the app.  I was hoping you could do
>the ant script part of this.

Ok, what exactly do you want in version.xml?

>
>
>>
>> Carol
>>
>>
>
>Thanks,
>Om


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