incubator-ooo-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Kay Schenk <kay.sch...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE][3.4.1]: release blocker
Date Wed, 01 Aug 2012 15:43:28 GMT
On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 6:36 AM, Jürgen Schmidt
<jogischmidt@googlemail.com>wrote:

> On 8/1/12 2:44 PM, Rob Weir wrote:
> > On Wed, Aug 1, 2012 at 6:22 AM, Jürgen Schmidt
> > <jogischmidt@googlemail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I would like to bring up a new issue for our upcoming release. Thanks to
> >> Ariel who brought this to my attention.
> >>
> >> It is related to our external tarballs where we never got a 100% clear
> >> answer.
> >>
> >> - we host them in ooo/ext_sources
> >> - Pedro has already move cat-b stuff to ooo-extras on apache-extras
> >> - these tar balls are not part of our src release, they are checked in
> >> there for convenience and when we started the project we had to find a
> >> place for them to move forward
> >> - the tar balls get downloaded on demand during the bootstrap process in
> >> our build process
> >> - but as fallback only if the original source is not available.
> >> - the svn Url is referenced in the external_deps.lst file which is part
> >> of the src release
> >>
> >> Our SVN Url will change if we potentially graduate. This change will
> >> break our src release.
> >>
> >> To avoid potential -1 votes from IPMC members or mentors for the 3.4.1
> >> release and potential problems with our planned graduation I suggest
> >> that we fix this problem for 3.4.1. I hate to say that but it means that
> >> we have to rebuilt again. But it will avoid potential problems.
> >>
> >
> > So two issues:
> >
> > 1) Pedro's concerns on Category-b tarballs stored in svn
> >
> > 2) Infra concerns about a build system that "phones home" and
> > downloads additional files from subversion
> >
> > To resolve both issues we need to remove build dependencies on *all*
> > download dependencies on svn tarballs, not just category-b ones.   If
> > there are only category-a ones we should move them to Apache extras as
> > well, right?
>
> that is how I understand it now as well. We still have to improve to
> understand the not written down policies or to ask so long questions
> until we get clear answers.
>
> >
> > Or is this not an issue?
>
> I think that is an issue and that the reason why I proposed a further
> rebuild. I would like to avoid further fruitless discussion and to bring
> us closer to a release with no surprising negative votes.
>
> Juergen
>
>
>
Hi Juergen --

Thanks for brining this up. This is something we've needed to do for a
while. Better now than later. So, yes, this is as good a time as any. A
little more delay in 3.4.1 is not a big deal at this point. Best of luck
with script building changes.

+1 for this suggestion.

>
> > -Rob
> >
> >> The related issue is
> https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=120425
> >>
> >> This change will only affect the src release builds but we have to pack
> >> the office again to include the new version number.
> >>
> >> I will keep you informed
> >>
> >> Juergen
> >>
> >>
>
>


-- 
----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
MzK

"I'm just a normal jerk who happens to make music.
 As long as my brain and fingers work, I'm cool."
                              -- Eddie Van Halen

Mime
  • Unnamed multipart/alternative (inline, None, 0 bytes)
View raw message