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Re: [] Ganymede End of Days: RC5 week

Hi Nick,

UML2 will not need another build.   A rename of RC4 would be sufficient.

- James.

Nick Boldt/Toronto/IBM@IBMCA
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13/06/2008 02:59 PM

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[] Ganymede End of Days: RC5 week


-------- Original Message --------

I'd like a show of hands from the various projects -- who need an RC5
build next week, and who are fine with renaming their RC4 or RC4a builds?

The reason I ask is because next week is the LAST chance to get anything
changed, and we need everything in place by EOD Wednesday so that the
final EPP packages can be built.

***At this time, I'm going to assume that NO ONE will need an RC5 build,
so disillusion me ASAP if that's not the case. Everyone downstream from
you will need to be building with this updated build.***

Once the platform has declared what its final build will be called (and
posted it on the Signoffs page [1], everyone can run the
[2] script to copy their RC4(a)/RC5 build's bits and fix up any
references to previously-named builds.


For those high up the stack (EMF, GEF, Net4j) this means that you'll run
this script and fix up any references to the Eclipse driver used. For
those lower down, you need to replace a lot more strings (EMF, UML2,
OCL, GMF, etc.). If you don't like the automated old=new pair syntax,
you can do this by hand. Just edit your R build's build.cfg file to fix
up the references so that your build page will correctly list the R
builds, not the RC builds. You *do* still have to run the script to
rename all the zips and the md5 files, but the script manipulation can
be done the hard way if you prefer. :)

Once everyone has their builds renamed, ***DO NOT PUBLISH*** them until
we get the green light to do so on Monday June 24 [3].


Any questions, please don't hesitate. Let's have a smooth final RC week
and an even smoother Release day!

Nick Boldt :: Release Engineer, IBM Toronto Lab
Eclipse Modeling ::

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