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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: QA_Beginner
Date Wed, 04 Jul 2012 16:12:03 GMT
On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 11:31 AM, Ji Yan <yanji.yj@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Vinay,
>
>   Yes, in dev-snapshot build, package desktop integration is not built. The
> instruction Rob mentioned is for regular release package. Now you need work
> with AOO 3.4.1 without desktop menu. To launch application you  can try
> following command in terminal(Assume you installed product in default path)
> /opt/openoffice.org3/program/soffice
>

Why aren't we building desktop integration in the snapshots?  If our
testing is to be meaningful it should be based on based on the same
form of packages that the end users will run, right?

-Rob


> 2012/7/4 Vinay <vin03.pl@gmail.com>
>
>> Hi Rob
>>
>> I downloaded the RPM "r1354891", I did follow the instructions, there is
>> no desktop integration sub dir.
>>
>> 5. cd into the RPMS subdirectory of the installation directory.
>> You should see a lot of rpms here and one sub-directory called*"desktop-integration"
>> *
>>
>> I installed Open office, But I could not do the desktop integration
>> features. which is step #7 on the instructions page.
>>
>> 7.Install the* desktop integration features* for your setup. *cd to
>> desktop-integration* in the installation directory,
>>
>>
>> Regards
>> Vinay
>>
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 10:39 AM, Vinay <vin03.pl@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Thanks rob ! I will do that.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> Vinay
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 10:37 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Wed, Jul 4, 2012 at 10:26 AM, Vinay <vin03.pl@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> > Hi Yan & Rob
>>>> >
>>>> > I am installing
>>>> > aoo-3.4.1<
>>>> http://people.apache.org/~jsc/developer-snapshots/r1354891/src/aoo-3.4.1-incubating-src.tar.gz
>>>> >
>>>> > on
>>>> > Fedora 13 (Goddard), I am having trouble with the dmake.
>>>> >
>>>>
>>>> It is not necessary to rebuild from source code.  You can simply
>>>> download the "full installation sets" from the pre-built dev snapshot
>>>> page (DEB or RPM files for Linux) and follow the install instructions
>>>> here:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.openoffice.org/download/common/instructions_3.4.html
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -Rob
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> > checking whether configure is up-to-date... yes
>>>> > checking for grep that handles long lines and -e... /bin/grep
>>>> > checking for egrep... /bin/grep -E
>>>> > checking for gawk... gawk
>>>> > checking for gawk... /usr/bin/gawk
>>>> > checking for sed... /bin/sed
>>>> > checking for solenv environment... default
>>>> > checking for custom pack.lst... no
>>>> > checking build system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
>>>> > checking host system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
>>>> > checking target system type... x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu
>>>> > checking for pkg-config... /usr/bin/pkg-config
>>>> > checking pkg-config is at least version 0.9.0... yes
>>>> > checking whether to enable crashdump feature... no
>>>> > checking whether to turn warnings to errors... no
>>>> > checking whether to do a debug build... no
>>>> > checking whether to build with additional debug utilities... no, full
>>>> > product build
>>>> > checking whether to include symbols into final build... no
>>>> > checking whether to strip the solver or not.... yes
>>>> > checking whether to enable category B components... no: disabled
>>>> modules
>>>> > moz, nss, hunspell, hyphen, saxon, rhino, beanshell, graphite, coinmp
>>>> > checking whether to enable the Online Update support... yes
>>>> > checking whether to enable native CUPS support... yes
>>>> > checking whether to enable fontconfig support... yes
>>>> > checking whether to enable filters for legacy binary file formats
>>>> > (StarOffice 5.2)... yes
>>>> > checking whether to use RPATH in shared libraries... yes
>>>> > checking whether to use dicts from external paths... no
>>>> > checking for bash... /bin/bash
>>>> > checking gcc home... /usr/lib64/ccache/gcc
>>>> > checking for gcc... gcc
>>>> > checking whether the C compiler works... yes
>>>> > checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
>>>> > checking for suffix of executables...
>>>> > checking whether we are cross compiling... no
>>>> > checking for suffix of object files... o
>>>> > checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
>>>> > checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
>>>> > checking for gcc option to accept ISO C89... none needed
>>>> > checking for gcc... /usr/lib64/ccache/gcc
>>>> > checking the GNU gcc compiler version... checked (gcc 4.4.5)
>>>> > checking for -Bsymbolic-functions linker support ... found
>>>> > checking whether to enable pch feature... no
>>>> > checking for GNU make... make
>>>> > checking the GNU make version... make 3.81
>>>> > *checking for dmake... checking for dmake... no*
>>>> > *configure: no system or user-provided dmake found*
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > Regards
>>>> > Vinay
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 11:30 PM, Vinay <vin03.pl@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> >> Hi Yan
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Thanks a lot. I will follow those links and find the test cases.
I
>>>> will
>>>> >> get back to you about this if have need any help.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Thanks a lot Yan
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Vinay
>>>> >>
>>>> >> On Jul 3, 2012, at 11:13 PM, Ji Yan <yanji.yj@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> >>
>>>> >> > Hi Vinay,
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> >  Welcome aboard. Recently we are focusing on AOO 3.4.1 release,
the
>>>> new
>>>> >> > dev snapshot build is ready at [1]. you can start with testing
the
>>>> >> product
>>>> >> > in your Linux client. and get back with your test result in
[2].
>>>> also the
>>>> >> > test case [3] is required.
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > [1]
>>>> >> >
>>>> >>
>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Development+Snapshot+Builds
>>>> >> > [2]http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/QA/AOO341_TestResult
>>>> >> > [3]http://wiki.services.openoffice.org/wiki/QA/AOO341_TestCase
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > 2012/7/4 Vinay <vin03.pl@gmail.com>
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> >> Hi Rob
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> Thanks for the detailed information, in my previous project
I was
>>>> using
>>>> >> >> sun virtual box for my Linux(centos)
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> I can do the same now. Can I do this, I will install windows
7 on
>>>> >> virtual
>>>> >> >> box, I have dual boot with windows xp and fedora 10 and
11. In
>>>> this way
>>>> >> i
>>>> >> >> can try on four different platforms.
>>>> >> >> But I have two core with 2.1Ghz. It was working fine with
this
>>>> >> environment.
>>>> >> >> As liu said, I will signup with the dev mailing list.
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> Thanks again Rob
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> Vinay
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >> On Jul 3, 2012, at 3:07 PM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
wrote:
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >>> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 2:23 PM, Vinay <vin03.pl@gmail.com>
wrote:
>>>> >> >>>> Hi rob
>>>> >> >>>>
>>>> >> >>>> I am sorry about the previous mail, I was sending
from my
>>>> smartphone,
>>>> >> I
>>>> >> >> accidentally sent you half typed mail.
>>>> >> >>>> I can try on Ubuntu, centos as well.
>>>> >> >>>>
>>>> >> >>>> Please let me know if you need any information
about my hardware.
>>>> >> >>>>
>>>> >> >>>
>>>> >> >>> Thanks.  Among our users Windows is the most popular
platform.  So
>>>> >> >>> getting good coverage there is key.
>>>> >> >>>
>>>> >> >>> If you have a good desktop machine, using virtual machines
is a
>>>> >> >>> powerful approach to managing multiple configurations.
 For
>>>> example, I
>>>> >> >>> have a quad-core machine set up with VirtualBox (free
download;
>>>> >> >>> https://www.virtualbox.org/).
>>>> >> >>>
>>>> >> >>> Initially I created virtual machines for Windows XP,
Windows 7,
>>>> >> >>> Windows 8 Preview and Ubuntu.  Then I cloned some of
them to
>>>> install
>>>> >> >>> earlier versions of OpenOffice, like 3.3.0 and 3.4.0.
 Then when
>>>> a new
>>>> >> >>> 'dev snapshot" build comes out I can quickly test it
on multiple
>>>> >> >>> platforms, including how it installs over previous
versions.
>>>> >> >>>
>>>> >> >>> Using a virtual machine also helps protect your main
environment
>>>> as
>>>> >> >>> well.  You never know -- a test build could have a
bug that
>>>> messes up
>>>> >> >>> your system.  Testing in a virtual machine is safer.
>>>> >> >>>
>>>> >> >>> Zhe Liu had some good links on where to sign up for
the bug
>>>> database,
>>>> >> >>> where to download snapshot builds, etc.
>>>> >> >>>
>>>> >> >>> -Rob
>>>> >> >>>
>>>> >> >>>
>>>> >> >>>
>>>> >> >>>> Thanks rob
>>>> >> >>>>
>>>> >> >>>> Vinay
>>>> >> >>>>
>>>> >> >>>> On Jul 3, 2012, at 11:39 AM, Rob Weir <robweir@apache.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> >> >>>>
>>>> >> >>>>> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 7:36 AM, Vinay <vin03.pl@gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> >> >>>>>> Hi All,
>>>> >> >>>>>>
>>>> >> >>>>>> Thanks a lot for letting me join the QA
team. I am fairly new
>>>> QA, I
>>>> >> >> do have
>>>> >> >>>>>> theoretical understanding of testing process,
I would like to
>>>> work
>>>> >> on
>>>> >> >> this
>>>> >> >>>>>> project so that I can get practical skills
and learn more from
>>>> my
>>>> >> >> seniors.
>>>> >> >>>>>>
>>>> >> >>>>>
>>>> >> >>>>>
>>>> >> >>>>> Welcome to the AOO project, Vinay!
>>>> >> >>>>>
>>>> >> >>>>> What platforms(s) can you run OpenOffice on?
>>>> >> >>>>>
>>>> >> >>>>> -Rob
>>>> >> >>>>>
>>>> >> >>>>>
>>>> >> >>>>>
>>>> >> >>>>>> I am currently starting to get information
from this page
>>>> >> >>>>>>
>>>> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Site-QA-Plan,
>>>> >> >> please
>>>> >> >>>>>> kindly let me know where I can start off.
>>>> >> >>>>>>
>>>> >> >>>>>> Thanks
>>>> >> >>>>>> Regards
>>>> >> >>>>>> Vinay
>>>> >> >>
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > --
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> >
>>>> >> > Thanks & Best Regards, Yan Ji
>>>> >>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
> --
>
>
> Thanks & Best Regards, Yan Ji

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