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From Steve Yin <steve.yin....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE]: propose AOO 4.1.0 RC
Date Fri, 04 Apr 2014 05:31:08 GMT
It's great to hear that. I am going to try the new package now.


On Fri, Apr 4, 2014 at 12:31 PM, Jürgen Schmidt <jogischmidt@gmail.com>wrote:

> 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
> >>
> >>>
> >>> 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
> >>>>
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Development+Snapshot+Builds
> >>>>
> >>>> An overview of the fixes issues, enhancements and tasks going into
> this
> >>>> release can be found under
> >>>>
> http://people.apache.org/~jsc/milestones/4.1.0-rc/AOO4.1.0_RC_fixes.html.
> >>>> 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
> >>>>
> http://people.apache.org/~jsc/milestones/4.1.0-rc/AOO4.1.0_RAT_Scan.html
> >>>>
> >>>> 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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Best Regards,

Steve Yin

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