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From Jürgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: [RELEASE]: propose AOO 4.1.0 RC
Date Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:06:18 GMT
On 4/3/14 5:43 PM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
> On 4/3/14 5:34 PM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
>> ATTENTION: we have to repackage the windows builds, the vote will
>> continue because we change nothing, just repackage the install packages
>> I have built with the release=t flag to be prepared for future patches
>> that will allow us for example to upgrade a 4.1 or 4.2 to an 4.3. The
>> whole mechanism is very complex and it seems that we have overseen a
>> small detail. No big thing we just have to rebuild for now and have to
>> test the patch mechanism a little bit more.
>> That means also that the msp have to be used even more careful. They
>> work to upgrade a 4.0.1 to a 4.1 but the next msp for a potential 4.2 or
>> 4.1.1 can't be applied to a patched 4.0.1.
> The current problem is that the new full install sets can't be installed
> over an existing 4.0.1 this. Something that we don't want for now ;-)

I will delete the full install sets now to avoid further confusion. Stay
tuned probably tomorrow the new builds are available.


> Juergen
>> Juergen
>> On 4/2/14 3:16 PM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> FOLLOW UP discussion please on the dev list!!!
>>> Last week I proposed a final schedule for our upcoming AOO 4.1 release.
>>> We are a little bit behind because the fact that we had to fix some
>>> further critical issues. Nevertheless I would like to propose a first RC
>>> based on revision 1583666 from the AOO410 branch. We spend a lot of time
>>> in preparing the RC in time and the upload is ongoing. The MacOS and
>>> Windows versions are already available and the Linux upload is still
>>> ongoing. But keep in mind the binaries are for convenience and the
>>> release relevant bits are the source release.
>>> The RC builds can be found as always under
>>> An overview of the fixes issues, enhancements and tasks going into this
>>> release can be found under
>>> I invite all volunteers to help with the verification of the fixed
>>> issues. Especially the issues related to translation updates/fixes
>>> should be verified by native speakers.
>>> A related RAT scan can be found under
>>> I have also prepared patches (msp) for Windows and for the languages we
>>> have released with AOO 4.0.1. The patches are intended for private use
>>> only and of course for testing but not for the release. It's the first
>>> time that we prepared a complete set of patches and we have to test the
>>> functionality a little bit more. The related full install sets are
>>> prepared for patches in the future and can release patches in the future
>>> as well if they work as expected. By the way I have upgraded AOO 4.0.1
>>> (en-US) on my Windows laptop with the msp to AOO 4.1 ;-)
>>> I plan to start a vote for this RC later today and let it run until
>>> Sunday night, means enough time to test and evaluate the bits careful.
>>> Linux binaries will be available tomorrow latest.
>>> We have not fixed and integrated all requested showstoppers because they
>>> were not all showstoppers from my perspective and we should take into
>>> account that we have limited resources in the project able to fix
>>> issues. We focused on issues that are obviously showstoppers and on
>>> those who are relevant for most of our users.
>>> Juergen

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