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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: [RELEASE]: proposed directory structure on dist
Date Fri, 27 Apr 2012 19:34:24 GMT

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.

Regards,
Dave


> 
> Marcus
> 


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