[ell-i-developers] Re: Arduino IDE version number and other smallish woes

  • From: Pekka Nikander <pekka.nikander@xxxxxx>
  • To: ell-i-developers@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 9 Feb 2014 20:54:52 +0200

> Anyhow providing a version number for building a distribution works as 
> follows:
> echo '1.5.3-ELL-i' | ant dist

Good finding!

> I’m not sure if anything breaks when catenating special strings on the back 
> like I just did, but I’m finding out.


> However some people have experienced the need for all kinds of dependencies.

Would you please be more specific?  I think it would be beneficial for us all.

> I think we should consider including those sources to the build tree in a 
> proper place. This mainly caters to anybody willing to test new features as 
> they happen, as we should release prepackaged installers as soon as any new 
> features are tested and working. However as soon as we get more people join 
> in the development effort, we run into this again and again until the problem 
> is automated away.


> As a team we can build distribution packages for easy download publishing the 
> links on our main web site. I and Pekka can provide the Mac builds while the 
> others should consider for which Linuxes we should provide a prepackaged 
> installer. As soon as anybody can package a Windows installer, we should do 
> that too.



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