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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE][DISCUSS] How to download AOO 4.1.0 Beta?
Date Thu, 06 Mar 2014 12:19:32 GMT
On 3/6/14 9:20 AM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
> On 3/5/14 10:46 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>> Am 03/04/2014 07:31 AM, schrieb Jürgen Schmidt:
>>> On 3/3/14 9:24 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
>>>> Am 02/14/2014 09:53 PM, schrieb Marcus (OOo):
>>>>> As this is our first beta release at Apache, I would like to clarify
>>>>> some things before it's maybe too late to change the facts and to
>>>>> prepare webpages:
>>>>>
>>>>> 3. File names:
>>>>>
>>>>> Of course the file names of the install files have to show a difference
>>>>> compared to the general release files. Suggestion:
>>>>>
>>>>> Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.0_Beta_Win_x86_install.exe
>>>>>
>>>>> *If* there is a need to publish another round, it could be extended
>>>>> with
>>>>> a number like:
>>>>>
>>>>> Apache_OpenOffice_4.1.0_Beta2_Win_x86_install.exe
>>>>
>>>> OK, I've learned that this won't be possible and the names will be
>>>> slightly different - but only as long as they are not uploaded to
>>>> Sourceforge. Therefore I suggest to rename them to the synxtax that was
>>>> used before (see above).
>>>>
>>>> I've created already a little shell script to do the work but won't
>>>> attach here.
>>>>
>>>> @Juergen: Is this something for you?
>>>
>>> no and I am not in favor or changing the names. I would like to use the
>>> names as they came out of the build.
>>>
>>> Please point me to the scripts that build the name for the download. It
>>> should be easy to put the beta string in the correct position.
>>
>> You want to edit the download scripting but not doing a 1 minute file
>> renaming? Hm ;-)
> 
> I said that I would like to use the bits that comes out of the build
> process directly without any further touching.
> 
> 
>>
>>> We have already said why the naming scheme is different and that it
>>> requires more time to analyze and tweak the build process for a proper
>>> naming. We hope that we can cleanup and improve this for the next
>>> release.
>>
>> I have not asked to change the names in the build system but what comes
>> out of it.
> 
> I know that but every extra step in the release phase that is not
> necessary shoudl be avoided. Changing the download script should be
> trivial as well.
> 
> Nobody can say if we really will work on this cleanup and time for it.
> That means tweak the existing process to the names the build produce and
> not introduce a further step.
> 
> 
>>
>>> But for now I would like to avoid any extra step and the change in the
>>> download script is one place. Otherwise I have to change several places
>>> where I automate some pre-release steps.
>>
>> So, it seems you or me have to change something in order to get working
>> download.
>>
>> OK, don't worry I'll take care of it.
> 
> again, point us to the relevant scripts or better to the place where I
> can find instructions to do that for cases where you are not available.

an overview of the Beta files can found under
http://people.apache.org/~jsc/test/4.1.0-beta_files.txt

IT is not yet 100% complete because the Linux upload is still ongoing. I
will update it asap

Juergen

> 
> Juergen
> 
>>
>> Marcus
>>
>>
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