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From Andrew Carr <andrewlanec...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Tomcat 8.0.0-RC10
Date Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:29:46 GMT
Thank you for the clarification Mark.  That all makes sense.

On Mon, Dec 23, 2013 at 10:08 AM, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
> On 23/12/2013 14:54, Andrew Carr wrote:
>> Hello Konstantin,
>>
>> Thank you very much for the reply.  I understand what Wine is and why
>> you can't build the installer without it.  What I don't understand is
>> why the configuration tries to build it by default.
>
> A release build needs to build the Windows installer. Failing if it
> can't is intentional so a release manager knows something is wrong (we
> used to have all sorts of issues with optional components that failed
> silently during a release build).
>
>> Wine is not a prerequesite in the documentation.
>
> That can be fixed.
>
>> Maybe the default build.properties
>> should contain the skip.installer=true.
>
> -1, for the reasons stated above.
>
> Mark
>
>
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