[kepler-dev] from nightly builds to a poor man's installer

Bertram Ludaescher ludaesch at sdsc.edu
Mon Nov 8 17:58:05 PST 2004


That sounds great! Maybe when Ilkay is coming back from SC this could
be revisited (unless you have already figured it out earlier that is


>>>>> "MJ" == Matt Jones <jones at nceas.ucsb.edu> writes:
MJ> Hi Bertram,
MJ> The nightly build currently generates a compiled version of things but 
MJ> we don't make the results available.  We had discussed using the 
MJ> products of the nnightly build to update Ilkay's Java web start 
MJ> directory every night.  That would effectively make the current build 
MJ> available to everyone with a single click. We're still having some 
MJ> problems with the JWS version, but I suspect it could be patched up 
MJ> relatively quickly -- the hard part is being sure that the ant buidl 
MJ> script completely creates everything needed for the JWS distribution -- 
MJ> then its just a matter of copying them into the right location.
MJ> Matt
MJ> Bertram Ludaescher wrote:
>> Hi Dan, Chad, Matt, Ilkay and other Kepler-alpha fans ;-)
>> I was wondering whether there are any plans to support a "poor man's
>> installer" based on the nightly builds?
>> For example right now some folks want to try some recently checked in
>> stuff but can't do so because they are not in the alpha3 release. 
>> Is there a way, e.g., to automate (or explain in sufficient detail)
>> the procedure to go from a nightly built "tar-ball" (or similar) to
>> a Kepler installation.
>> What's the plan and what's the recommended procedure for now?
>> Thanks
>> Bertram
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