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From Carol Frampton <cfram...@adobe.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Flex SDK Installer 1.0.8-incubating
Date Thu, 01 Nov 2012 20:03:12 GMT


On 11/1/12 7 :16AM, "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-fle
>>x-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.
>
>The files do end up at the top level in the source archive, which is good.

Does this have to be changed before you will vote for this release?

>
>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?
>
>The key C1708693 does not appear to be available from the normal
>public PGP key servers.

I presume you would like Om to publish his key.

>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.

Per the incubation release guide [2], the line endings reflect the
platform associated with the compression format.  The ant code which
builds the source distributions is using the <fixcrlf> task to change the
line endings to to CRLF for zip and LF for the tar.gz file.

Carol

[1] 
http://incubator.apache.org/guides/releasemanagement.html#notes-on-line-end
ings

>
>>
>>
>> Please vote:
>>
>> [ ] +1  approve
>> [ ] +0  no opinion
>> [ ] -1  disapprove (and reason why)
>>
>> The vote will be open for at least 72 hours.
>>
>> Regards,
>> OmPrakash Muppirala
>> Apache Flex PPMC Member
>
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