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Post Posted April 4th, 2003, 6:08 pm

Bryner was kind enough to post Linux and Mac builds up at:

ftp.mozilla.org/pub/minotaur

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Post Posted April 5th, 2003, 6:32 am

The Minotaur changes page at http://mozilla.org/mailnews/minotaur/changes.html says that the current work is going on on the trunk. Are the builds on f.m.o of the trunk or are they still the branch?

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Post Posted April 5th, 2003, 9:40 am

Could we normalize the date format in the names (and elsewhere) to the ISO standard used everywhere else? In a month's time we could easily run into confusion as to which build is more recent: 04-05-03 or 05-04-03 for example. Not to mention that they'll get sorted in the directory in numerological rather than chronilogical order. By contrast, 2003-04-05 and 2003-05-04 are unambigious. :idea:
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Post Posted April 5th, 2003, 1:04 pm

I am fairly certain that the current builds were merely posted as a "first glance" courtesy, David. Just a guess here, but when the team is ready to release 0.1 and the build process is automated, the existing standards will probably be followed:

1. The filenames will consist of the application name and the target platform, with no reference to the build date (e.g. minotaur-win32.zip, minotaur-i686-pc-linux-gnu.tar.gz).

2. Each nightly build will be put into a directory called "/nightly/latest-trunk".

3. Each nightly build will also be archived in directories with names in the format "YYYY-MM-DD-tt-trunk", where "tt" == some reference to what time during the day the build was run.

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Post Posted April 14th, 2003, 3:45 pm

The April 4th build is great! Any idea on when we might see another OS X build?

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