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From Jürgen Schmidt <>
Subject Re: [RELEASE]: propose AOO 4.1.0 RC
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2014 04:31:50 GMT
On 4/3/14 6:06 PM, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
> 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.

Ok, Windows full install sets are replaced. I wish you all happy testing
and voting and will be back on Monday.

We have only repackaged that means the about dialog will contain the
same values as before.


> Juergen
>> 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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