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From Jake Farrell <jfarr...@apache.org>
Subject Re: AW: Easy installer for Thrift in Windows
Date Wed, 25 Sep 2013 14:14:58 GMT
Hey Andrew
Thanks for finding it and pointing it out, this would be useful to a lot of
windows users. I'll reach out to them

-Jake



On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 10:06 AM, Andrew Pennebaker
<apennebaker@42six.com>wrote:

> Apologies if I misspoke. I did not submit the installer, I just happened to
> notice that it exists. If we send a gentle note on the Contact
> Owners<https://chocolatey.org/packages/thrift/ContactOwners>page, we
> can get some information on the installer source, maybe fork it
> and comb through it.
>
> I understand Apache's policy limiting external download links, no getting
> around that. I think we can work together to get an official Apache Thrift
> Windows installer listed on the official installation tutorial, especially
> now that it's proven technologically possible.
>
>
> On Tue, Sep 24, 2013 at 3:58 PM, Joseph Schaefer <joe_schaefer@yahoo.com
> >wrote:
>
> > 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.
> >
> > Sent from my iPhone
> >
> > > 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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