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From Malte Timmermann <malte_timmerm...@gmx.com>
Subject Re: 3.4 Plan: For which platforms will we officially release binary packages?
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2012 21:59:30 GMT
Time to say goodbye to Mac OS PPC, IMHO.

Malte.

On 04.01.2012 19:09, Rob Weir wrote:
> Last week I posted a note pointing to a draft 3.4 release plan on the wiki:
>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/AOO+3.4+Release+Plan
>
> A few of you have step up to volunteer for some tasks.  This is great.
>   This is just a draft, so feel free to modify, add additional
> high-level tasks, etc.
>
> Some of the items on the wiki are not tasks for individual volunteers,
> but things we need to agree on before we can release.  For some of
> these items, we should try to come to a consensus now, so we can
> ensure that the plan accounts for everything we want to do.
>
> So one item from the wiki:  What platforms do we want to release 3.4
> binary packages for?
>
> With 3.3.0 we had:
>
> Windows Intel MSI 	
> Linux Intel RPM 	
> Linux Intel DEB 	
> Linux x86-64 RPM 	
> Linux x86-64 DEB 	
> Mac OS Intel DMG 	
> Mac OS PPC DMG 	
> Solaris Intel PKG 	
> Solaris Sparc PKG
>
> Do we want to do the same with 3.4?  Add ports?  Remove ports?  We
> obviously have active porting work around BSD and OS/2.  Is the intent
> to have them be Apache releases?  Or to be released separately?
>
> Personally, I'd temper "what we want" with "what can we accomplish
> well".  In other words, what platforms do we think we can cover, from
> a dev and test perspective, so we can have a solid 3.4 release, one
> were we can confidently ask the IPMC to approve a release, and be
> proud to read the reviews?   There might be one answer for AOO 3.4 and
> an expanded answer for AOO 4.0,
>
> -Rob

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