[Dev] Propose getting rid of developer release
vajda at osafoundation.org
Wed Nov 30 11:52:02 PST 2005
On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, Heikki Toivonen wrote:
> I think we are now ready to decide what to do about this, so I am
> presenting the following options for a vote:
> 1) Keep developer (debug) release and end user release. Scrub end user
> release of all tests and tools. Tell developers, including parcel
> developers, that they need to use the developer release. Tell QA/testers
> who want to run unit tests or functional tests that they need to use
> developer release. Change all documentation to make this clear. Need to
> change download links on chandler.osafoundation.org to help people find
> the right release. Note that it won't be possible to run performance
> tests with releases, one needs to build Chandler for that (either make
> install or full build).
if the developer is release is 'DEBUG=1' only, then a definite -1 !!
> 2) Put everything in the end user release, and drop developer release.
If the differential in download size is reasonable, why not ?
This proposal seems the most reasonable, +1
> 3) Make developer and end user releases identical (except for the fact
> that one has debug binaries and one optimized).
-1, equating 'developer' with 'DEBUG=1' is a mistake.
> 4) Something else. Please describe.
Do nothing. +1 as well although my preference would be for 2) if it is
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