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Re: My stab at a distribution

From: Dimitris Dimitriadis <dimitris@ontologicon.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 16:01:52 +0100
Cc: <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
To: "Curt Arnold" <carnold@houston.rr.com>
Message-Id: <9D48886A-2092-11D6-9D3C-000393556882@ontologicon.com>
OK, I'll explore further, however, I've seen the truncations in both 
your version and my clean build (zip).

.js issue resolved now, as I see it.

Let me check the matrix.html file and report back


On Wednesday, February 13, 2002, at 03:49 , Curt Arnold wrote:

> Dimitris Dimitriadis wrote:
>> general remark: the ecmascript/tests folder is very strange, contains
>> files with truncated filenames (problem with file name length?), 
>> several
>> similar files, eg. documentinvalidcharacterexcepti,
>> documentinvalidcharacterexc.1, documentinvalidcharacterexc.2 and
>> documentinvalidcharacterexc.3
>> Problems during the build or file system related?
> I don't see that in my local copy of the tar.gz.  Though I often see
> warnings in other open source projects that .tar.gz files must be 
> extracted
> using GNU tar (or compatible) since earlier Unix tar's apparently had
> filename limits.  The distribution produces both a .zip and a .tar.gz, 
> but I
> only uploaded the .tar.gz since the .zip was much larger and I didn't 
> have
> enough space on my personal home page.
>> [dd] True, but we need to decide whether to have the source there, both
>> for Java and ECMA, just in case people want to write their own harness.
>> I'd go for including them, which is why I had them in my distribution
>> sent earlier.
> The Java source is provided in the dom1-core.jar.  The .js standalone 
> code
> is not usable by any known test framework.  I thought providing it 
> would be
> confusing since people may set breakpoints on the .js file, not 
> realizing
> that the running code is actually within the .html pages.
>> OK, but we still don't want to release before having the patches
>> built into a release of JsUnit?
> I'd prefer that we don't, but this would be tolerable.
>> The test matrix now has links to both the XML source and Doxygen
>> documentation for each test since Mozilla doesn't display raw XML in a
>> pleasing manner.
> [dd] Several of the links to the Java source didn't work.
> Possibly the same issue with filename truncation.
>> 2. index.htm on the CVS. I don't see the point for this, except if we
>> manage to automate title, date creation (releases will vary as to when
>> they are released) and other things to make it relevant for the
>> particular distribution created
> The idea is that anyone with the right tools installed can come back and
> generate any specific release by checking out properly tagged sources 
> from
> the CVS and building.  In our case that depends that several external
> resources remain available and unchanging (the DOM specs, JUnit, 
> JSUnit).
> I cheated (it was getting really late) and did not do a "ant clean" 
> before
> "ant dom1-core-dist" and inadvertantly provided xercesImpl.jar and
> xmlParserAPIs.jar in my distribution.  The proper way to do the 
> distribution
> is to do a full checkout of the CVS sources to a clean directory and 
> then
> run "ant dom1-core-dist" to ensure that no uncommitted file is 
> participating
> in the build.
Received on Wednesday, 13 February 2002 10:00:59 UTC

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