HEADS-UP: switching to gradle 1.8 for next week's build
neugens.limasoftware at gmail.com
Wed Nov 20 10:01:07 PST 2013
Ok, so this should be the last change at least until the beginning of JFX9,
that's a good news.
2013/11/20 Kevin Rushforth <kevin.rushforth at oracle.com>
> Hi Mario,
> We don't upgrade our build environment lightly or frequently, and this
> will be the last such upgrade for FX 8, since we are hitting rampdown phase
> 2 in less than two weeks.
> Ordinarily, you should expect to receive more notice for these sort of
> changes, and they should be done as part of a milestone build or similar.
> -- Kevin
> Mario Torre wrote:
> 2013/11/20 Kevin Rushforth <kevin.rushforth at oracle.com>
>> Primarily to fix https://javafx-jira.kenai.com/browse/RT-34171 we are
>> upgrading our build environment for JavaFX 8 from gradle 1.4 to gradle 1.8.
>> This will be done prior to next week's build for b118. I've been running
>> gradle 1.8 for almost two weeks with no issues, and I know other have as
>> well. We are doing final testing of the b117 bundles (a build of the b117
>> sources using gradle-1.8 will be compared with the gradle-1.4-built
>> It will continue to be buildable with gradle 1.4 unless / until someone
>> pushes a change requiring 1.8, but all developers are encouraged to upgrade
>> to gradle 1.8 at their earliest convenient.
>> Let me know if you have any questions or concerns.
>> -- Kevin
> Hi Kevin,
> Are you planning to upgrade the build often? If not, what are the plans
> and schedule for such updates?
> It is a real problem for Linux distribution to have a constantly moving
> build tool, making packaging of JavaFX next to impossible.
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