Opened on 09/19/2014 at 12:59:53 PM

Last modified on 12/21/2017 at 11:28:41 AM

#1418 new change

[abp] Generate devbuild update manifests on the update servers

Reported by: fhd Assignee:
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Generating update manifests for devbuilds is currently happening right after we build those. We should generate and host these update manifests on the update servers - next to the stable ones.

What to change

There are multiple ways of achieving this. What I think would be the cleanest (but not easiest) way is to publish devbuilds by pushing them to a repository (e.g. downloads) as opposed to pulling them directly from the build server.

Then we could generate the update manifests the same way we generate the stable ones: By looking at what's in the downloads repository. All the build server would have to do is push the new version into the repository.

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comment:1 Changed on 09/19/2014 at 01:03:27 PM by fhd

  • Cc trev added

I deliberately didn't set this to ready, nor did I set a priority - up to you.

I'm not sure if it's practical to manage binaries that change multiple times a day in a Mercurial repository as I suggested, but IMO we do need some kind of repository for build artifacts - and if it's just a plain file server. Once we have that for the devbuilds, we can move devbuild generation to a dedicated build server.

comment:2 Changed on 12/22/2016 at 11:14:36 PM by ferris

  • Summary changed from Generate devbuild update manifests on the update servers to [abp] Generate devbuild update manifests on the update servers
  • Tester set to Unknown

comment:3 Changed on 12/21/2017 at 11:28:41 AM by fhd

  • Cc trev removed

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