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From Jürgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: [RELEASE][DISCUSS] How to download AOO 4.1.0 Beta?
Date Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:06:14 GMT
On 3/6/14 11:01 PM, Marcus (OOo) wrote:
> Am 03/06/2014 01:19 PM, schrieb Jürgen Schmidt:
>> 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
>>>>>>> some things before it's maybe too late to change the facts and
>>>>>>> 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
>> IT is not yet 100% complete because the Linux upload is still ongoing. I
>> will update it asap
> Thanks a lot :-) I will look for the missing files.

the file is updated and should contain now a listing of all files


> Marcus
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