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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Flex SDK Installer 1.0.8-incubating
Date Fri, 02 Nov 2012 10:55:13 GMT
On 1 November 2012 18:15, Om <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for taking a look :-)  Responses inline:
>
>
> On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 4:16 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 30 October 2012 20:16, Om <bigosmallm@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi all,
>> >
>> > After our first release as Apache Flex, we are following it up with the
>> Apache
>> > Flex SDK Installer (Incubating) AIR application.
>> >
>> > The Apache Flex SDK Installer AIR application provides an easy,
>> > single-click installation of the Apache Flex SDK and all its
>> dependencies.
>> >  This will make it suitable for working with   IDEs such as Adobe Flash
>> > Builder, FDT, IntelliJ IDEA, FlashDevelop, etc.
>> >
>> > The application downloads the following dependencies:
>> >
>> >    - The AIR sdk (Windows vs. Mac) based on the current platform
>> >    - Adobe Flash Player playerglobal.swc
>> >    - SwfObject
>> >    - Open Source Media Framework (OSMF)
>> >    - Adobe Text Layout Format (TLF)
>> >
>> > Optionally, the application will download these files as well:
>> >
>> >    - Adobe BlazeDS
>> >    - Adobe embedded font support
>> >
>> >
>> > This release was voted upon on the flex-dev@incubator.apache.org list.
>>  The
>> > vote passed with 11 binding and 5 non-binding votes.  Here is the voting
>> > thread:
>> > http://markmail.org/thread/nbrflol6mkpu65ry
>> >
>> > The source distributions for Windows and Mac are available here:
>> > http://people.apache.org/~bigosmallm/installapacheflex_RC9/
>> >
>> > The binary distributions as a convenience for the respective platforms,
>> > available here:
>> > http://people.apache.org/~bigosmallm/installapacheflex_RC9/binaries/
>> >
>> > The PGP keys of the two release managers - OmPrakash Muppirala (Source
>> kit
>> > + Windows binaries) and Erik de Bruin (Mac binaries) are available here:
>> > http://www.apache.org/dist/incubator/flex/KEYS
>> >
>> > Here is the tag for the release:
>> >
>> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/flex/utilities/tags/apache-flex-sdk-installer-1.0.8-RC9
>>
>> There are 3 directories under that tag; I would expect to find the
>> NOTICE, LICENSE and DISCLAIMER files at the top level rather than
>> under just one of them.
>>
>
> Fixed.
>
>
>>
>> The files do end up at the top level in the source archive, which is good.
>>
>> Also, the installerBadge directory tree does not appear to be included
>> in the source archive - is that intentional?
>> If so, why is it in the tag?
>>
>
> It is intentional, we are not releasing the source of installerbadge since
> we dont expect anyone to build it from the source.
> I have removed installerbadge from the tag now.
>
>
>
>>
>> The key C1708693 does not appear to be available from the normal
>> public PGP key servers.
>>
>
> Fixed.
>
> C:\>gpg --send-key C1708693
> gpg: sending key C1708693 to hkp server keys.gnupg.net
>
>
>
>>
>> Some of the source files don't have an EOL at EOF (e.g.
>> ApacheFlexToolsStyle.css) in the SVN tag whereas they do have an EOL
>> in the source archive.
>> This is a packaging error, which can be sorted by ensuring that source
>> files always have an EOL at EOF, or by changing the packaging
>> instructions to not add the missing EOLs.
>>
>>
> While working with the source from SVN, no one has had problems.

Not relevant to this discussion.

> We explicitly set the EOL at EOF while packaging just in case.

Which means that the source archive does not match the SVN tag.

> Is it okay if I create a bug for this and work on it after the release?  I
> hope this is not a blocker issue.

If I were the RM, I would add the missing EOLs at EOF and create another RC.

> Thanks again for your time!
>
> Regards,
> Om

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