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From "Marcus (OOo)" <marcus.m...@wtnet.de>
Subject Re: [RELEASE]: proposed directory structure on dist
Date Fri, 27 Apr 2012 19:47:32 GMT
Am 04/27/2012 09:34 PM, schrieb Dave Fisher:
>
> On Apr 27, 2012, at 12:12 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>
>> Am 04/27/2012 08:49 PM, schrieb Jürgen Schmidt:
>>> On 4/27/12 5:32 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:
>>>> 2012/4/27 Jürgen Schmidt<jogischmidt@googlemail.com>
>>>>
>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>
>>>>> to be prepared for the upcoming release I plan to use the following
>>>>> directory structure on
>>>>>
>>>>> https://www.apache.org/dist/**incubator/ooo<https://www.apache.org/dist/incubator/ooo>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Existing
>>>>> 3.3
>>>>> 3.3/patches
>>>>> 3.3/patches/cve-2012-0037/...
>>>>> DATE
>>>>> KEYS
>>>>>
>>>>> New added:
>>>>> 3.4.0/source
>>>>> 3.4.0/windows/...
>>>>> 3.4.0/windows/languagepacks/..**.
>>>>> 3.4.0/macos/...
>>>>> 3.4.0/macos/languagepacks/...
>>>>> 3.4.0/linux-x86/...
>>>>> 3.4.0/linux-x86/languagepacks/**...
>>>>> 3.4.0/linux-x86-64/...
>>>>> 3.4.0/linux-x86-64/**languagepacks/...
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 16 languages: en-US ar cs de en-GB es fr gl hu it ja nl ru pr-BR zh-CN
>>>>> zh-TW
>>>>>
>>>>> Do we need to prepare or adapt the download page?
>>>>>
>>>>> Juergen
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Juergen--
>>>>
>>>> This will considerably change the current logic being used. Is there some
>>>> reason you don't want to use the existing setup of:
>>>>
>>>> root DL area/files/stable/3.4/...
>>>> root DL area/files/localized/3.4/...
>>>>
>>>> see:
>>>>
>>>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/openofficeorg.mirror/files/
>>>
>>> I had a look to other projects in the dist folder on Apache and looked
>>> what we already have.
>>>
>>>  From my point of view the old structure doesn't really make too much
>>> sense.
>>>
>>> Why should we for example put the localized bit in separate directories
>>> when we have the language Id as part of the name?
>>>
>>> And we have only stable releases in the future. Ok we will have archives
>>> of older versions but that's it.
>>>
>>> Do we have the time to adapt it to the new structure. We should do it ow
>>> if possible.
>>>
>>> What do others think?
>>
>> It won't work because the DL logic is working the old way, and only this way. ;-)
>>
>> The old structure has everything in a single directory. The only separation is for
en-US only (stable) and all other languages (localized).
>>
>> When we change the structure now where the builds are physicaly existing, then we
have to adapt the complete logic, too, which is an effort that I cannot predict.
>>
>> So, the best solution is to keep the old separation and think about to change this
with a new release.
>>
>> Then I would prefer to have every install file for a specific version in a single
directory. This makes it the easiest way to assemble download links:
>>
>> Example:
>>
>> <root-path>/files/3.4.0/...
>> <root-path>/files/3.4.1/...
>> <root-path>/files/3.5.0/...
>> ...
>
> We can only keep the most current version in Apache dist. All older versions go to the
archive.

Oh yes, right, then it's only one directory.

Marcus


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