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Re: Linking 64-bit Mac builds from website

From: Jonas Hahnfeld
Subject: Re: Linking 64-bit Mac builds from website
Date: Sun, 08 Mar 2020 19:38:00 +0100
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Am Sonntag, den 08.03.2020, 14:23 -0400 schrieb Marnen Laibow-Koser:
> On Sun, Mar 8, 2020 at 2:07 PM Phil Holmes <
> address@hidden
> > wrote:
> > > Would adding the links require manual intervention? If possible I’d
> > 
> > like to avoid that so that there’s minimal friction when a new build is
> > released.
> > 
> > I don't see why, once they have initially been established.  The only
> > issue might be timing synchronisation.  If the website is updated with a
> > new version, it would be good to have the Mac binaries already there,
> > rather than a dead link for a while.
> > 
> Why would there be a synchronization issue?  I’m not sure I under stand the
> problem you’re envisioning.
> > > The zipped .app bundles have been about 35–56 MB. Have a look here:
> > 
> > Too big to email.  Can you ftp them to a website, or would you propose
> > getting them to me with a file transfer site?
> > 
> I’d propose having GitLab CI (or whatever automated builder I wind up with)
> post them directly to an API or FTP/SCP them to the appropriate place, or
> alternatively to host then externally (on Bintray or GitLab, say) and just
> provide links.  But whatever we decide, it should be automatic just as I
> gather it currently is with GUB.
> The idea I have:
> 1. Every tag, or even every Git commit, automatically triggers a build.
> 2. The completed build is automatically pushed to some download server.
> 3. The website automatically provides a link to the completed build.
> Right now I already have a usable Makefile and build environment; I just
> need get some final kinks out and automate step 1 with GitLab CI or
> similar.  Once that happens, if we can automate steps 2 and 3 as well, we
> will have a fully automatic pipeline for the 64-bit Mac builds.  I don’t
> want any human (including myself) to be a single point of failure in the
> pipeline.

It might be worth holding off this level of automation for a bit. I
hope we can switch all platforms away from GUB, so this likely needs a
general solution then.


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