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From Alex Harui <aha...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: Is there anything the community can do to help you testing or documenting Falcon and the build process?
Date Wed, 12 Sep 2012 19:20:39 GMT



On 9/12/12 10:52 AM, "Gordon Smith" <gosmith@adobe.com> wrote:

> My top priorities currently are:
0. Get the MXML handling working.
> 
> 1. Get the top-level Ant targets working properly. For example, 'ant javadoc'
> currently produces compilation errors, probably due to a classpath problem,
> and 'ant main' produces an mxmlc which doesn't work due to another classpath
> problem that you noticed.
> 
> 2. Document the build process, either on wiki pages or in the README file, so
> that people understand what environment variables need to be set and what Ant
> targets to use.
> 
> 3. Create JUnit tests in which Falcon builds each of the SDK SWCs. As part of
> this I want to change the SDK build scripts so that the <compc> tasks don't
> have a bunch of configuration but instead simply load a config file. Then the
> JUnit test can use the same config file to compile the SWC in a debuggable way
> by calling Falcon's COMPC.main() entry point.
> 
> 4. Update the SDK code to suit Falcon, because it is stricter than the old
> compiler.
> 
> 5. Log bugs for any SDK code that Falcon barfs on (either throwing Java
> exceptions or reporting spurious errors or warnings).
> 
> 6. Fix those bugs.
> 
> What you like to take on the conversion of the <compc> tasks to use config
> files?
> 
> - Gordon
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Raju Bitter [mailto:r.bitter.mailinglists@googlemail.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 6:41 AM
> To: Gordon Smith
> Cc: flex-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Is there anything the community can do to help you testing or
> documenting Falcon and the build process?
> 
> Gordon,
> 
> It's great to see the Falcon source code contributed to Apache Flex.
> Thanks to you and everyone else at Adobe who made that possible.
> That's a very valuable contribution!
> 
> Is there anything the community can do to help you with the Falcon code?
> Testing the build, updating the documentation in the Wiki? Maybe it would be
> good to start working on a Wiki page describing the build process with Eclipse
> for Windows, OS X and Linux? I'd volunteer to help you with that, and I can
> imagine others would be interested as well?
> 
> - Raju

-- 
Alex Harui
Flex SDK Team
Adobe Systems, Inc.
http://blogs.adobe.com/aharui


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