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From Joseph Schaefer <joe_schae...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: AW: Easy installer for Thrift in Windows
Date Tue, 24 Sep 2013 19:58:41 GMT
No such policy that I'm aware of.  All you need do is distinguish between official release
artifacts and convenience artifacts that you may not control.

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> On Sep 24, 2013, at 3:52 PM, "Roger Meier" <roger@bufferoverflow.ch> wrote:
> 
> Andrew ,
> this is great!
> 
> I really like that simplification of install on the Windows platform.
> 
> Adding such external download is not compatible with the Apache Policies as
> far as I know.
> That's why we removed links to latest builds from the download page :-(
> 
> Would be great to have your patches used to make NuGet within the Apache
> Thrift code base.
> "generate a .MSI that installs the thrift compiler and runtime libraries" is
> a wish since 2010...
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/THRIFT-874
> 
> Let's use apt-get like SUPER COW POWER on windows by using NuGet and
> chocolatey packaging.
> 
> all the best!
> roger
> ;-r
> 
> 
> 
> 
>> -----Urspr√ľngliche Nachricht-----
>> Von: Ben Craig [mailto:bencraig@apache.org]
>> Gesendet: Dienstag, 24. September 2013 20:40
>> An: user@thrift.apache.org
>> Betreff: Re: Easy installer for Thrift in Windows
>> 
>> I'm glad to see the thrift compiler get added to chocolatey.  I've been
> talking
>> with some of the Boost maintainers about getting official NuGet support
> for
>> the Boost libraries.  Once that happens, I intend on getting NuGet support
>> added for the Thrift libraries.
>> 
>> Note that I'm not making any promises as to which release that will go in.
>> It's just something I've been researching.
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> From:   Andrew Pennebaker <apennebaker@42six.com>
>> To:     Thrift Users <user@thrift.apache.org>,
>> Date:   09/24/2013 12:43 PM
>> Subject:        Easy installer for Thrift in Windows
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> A Chocolatey-style installer for Thrift has been published for Windows
>> users:
>> 
>> http://chocolatey.org/packages?q=thrift
>> 
>> Could we include a link to this at the top of the Windows Thrift install
> tutorial?
>> 
>> http://thrift.apache.org/docs/install/windows/
>> 
>> Now it's much easier for Windows users to setup Thrift!
> 
> 

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