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From Steve Rowe <>
Subject Re: VOTE: RC1 Release apache-solr-ref-guide-4.8.pdf
Date Sat, 26 Apr 2014 00:19:46 GMT


On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 5:38 PM, Chris Hostetter

> (Note: cross posted to general, please confine replies to dev@lucene)
> Please VOTE to release the following RC1 as apache-solr-ref-guide-4.8.pdf
> ...
> guide/apache-solr-ref-guide-4.8-RC1
> The notes I previously mentioned regarding RC0 apply to this RC as well...
> 1) Due to a known bug in confluence, the PDFs it generates are much bigger
> then they should be.  This bug has been fixed in the latest version of
> confluence, but cwiki.apache.rog has not yet been updated.  For that
> reason, I have manually run a small tool against the PDF to "fix" the size
> (see SOLR-5819).  The first time i tried this approach, it inadvertantly
> removed the "Index" (aka: Table of Contents, or Bookmarks depending on what
> PDF reader client you use).  I've already fixed this, but if you notice
> anything else unusual about this PDF compared to previous versions please
> speak up so we can see if it's a result of this post-processing and try to
> fix it.
> 2) This is the first ref guide release where we've started using a special
> confluence macro for any lucene/solr javadoc links.  The up side is that
> all javadoc links in this 4.8 ref guide will now correctly point to the 4.8
> javadocs on -- the down side is that this means none of
> those links currently work, since the 4.8 code release is still ongoing and
> the website has not yet been updated.
> Because of #2, I intend to leave this ref guide vote open until the 4.8
> code release is final - that way we won't officially be releasing this doc
> until the 4.8 javadocs are uploaded and all the links work properly.
> -Hoss

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