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From Ariel Constenla-Haile <arie...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] milestone build (Was: [RELEASE] 3.5, 4.0, fixpack, milestone build...)
Date Tue, 09 Oct 2012 00:30:24 GMT
Hi Jürgen, *

On Mon, Oct 08, 2012 at 04:58:03PM +0200, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
> The build bots are still not build the same as we do for the binary
> releases (please correct me if I am wrong). Means as long as we don't
> have build bots which are building with the same configuration we should
> provide the builds manually in the same way we did it for the release.
> 
> @Ariel, would that be ok for you fro now until we have a better solution?

Yes, I will apply the set up described in
https://issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=119385 , that is,
decreasing Linux system requirements to glibc 2.5

Any one is welcome to take any of the two architectures (building on
Linux is multiplied by 4: rpm/deb, 32 and 64 bits; this counts on
building time and uploading the packages); if not, I will take care of
both.

> 
> I will take care of Windows and MacOS.
> 
> 
> >  (2) How many language support can we get for this milestone build? Not
> > necessary to be 100% translated, but can be a base for volunteers to verify
> > the translation.
> 
> We should include the languages that we have released and add all
> languages where we notice active volunteers who help us to support these
> further languages (eg. Polish, Danish, Scots Gaelic, ...)
> 
> 
> >  (3) The current development snapshot naming [a] is a little confusing to
> > me. I wonder if we can change the naming to reflect the date of the build?
> 
> I am not sure if understand you correct. The revision is a unique
> identifier and makes it clear what went in the snapshot. We probably
> upload the builds not all on the same day. Means I am not sure how a
> date can help here.

I guess that besides the revision, milestone builds can be identified by
their milestone number, which should be increased in every milestone
build: AOO350m1 AOO350m2 etc

just like in OOo times there was DEV300m105 DEV300m106 etc
http://www.openoffice.org/development/releases/DEV300m106_snapshot.html
it could start now from DEV350m1 


Regards
-- 
Ariel Constenla-Haile
La Plata, Argentina

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