[Libreoffice] [REVIEW] Enable online update service
kendy at suse.cz
Fri Jun 17 12:05:46 PDT 2011
Cor Nouws píše v Pá 17. 06. 2011 v 20:00 +0200:
> >> 1) If I have version 3.3.2, what will be the target version? 3.3.3 or
> >> 3.4.x? In other words, what version path it will follow to upgrade?
> > For 3.3.2 - nothing, since it doesn't ship with the patch that tests
> > for the upgrade server :-)
> > Wrt. the upgrade paths we recommend - we can work that out later of course
> Not so sure if that is a wise approach.
> This feature often brought no joy. Wrong information, not available
> url's etc. I guess there is some work needed to make it work properly.
> Either in the code, or on the server side...
I am sorry, but I don't really understand ;-) The original question was
for which 'y' should we start recommending 3.(x+1).y, when the user has
So far I tested that the thing 'behaves sensibly' - ie. does not bother
the user when the server is not available / returns 404, which is what
we want here. The rest is just providing the right info on the server
side; the .php to do that will be something like 20-40 lines or so. If
we find out there is something broken in 3.4.1 wrt. updates, we can just
explicitly return 404 for that version, and fix it for 3.4.2.
> Chapter 6 Technical Specification
This is an obsolete version, the new one is
> >> 3) Can the URL for the download be acessible for the sysadmins? For
> >> instance, it will be nice to point the upgrade package to an company
> >> internal server rather than the internet (same xcd as above, with the
> >> url)
> > These other features should be easy enough to implement; and it'd be
> > great to have someone working on them - patches gratefully received.
> The mere wish to have someone making a feature ready to use, is not
> enough argument to put in a feature that is not ready to use, IMO.
I overlooked this, sorry. So it is configurable, just change the
UpdateURL value in versionrc / version.ini, and you are done.
> Plus that the specs show that there is work to be done on the server side..
We are not using the Hamburg server side for this at all; I have script
that will do it in my head, now just to type it ;-)
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