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From Shenfeng Liu <liush...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE] milestone build (Was: [RELEASE] 3.5, 4.0, fixpack, milestone build...)
Date Tue, 09 Oct 2012 01:58:50 GMT
2012/10/9 Ariel Constenla-Haile <arielch@apache.org>

> 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
>
>
OK, I understand the revision now, and let's forget the "date".
And I agree with Ariel that a milestone number like AOO350m1 will be better
when we promote it.
I personally do not think we need to use mirror. But a download page that
Marcus suggested will be good.


- Simon



>
> Regards
> --
> Ariel Constenla-Haile
> La Plata, Argentina
>

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