Periodic releases are over

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Re: Periodic releases are over

Postby fox » 31 Jan 2015, 15:01

I'm not sure that shitting up the repository with potentially thousands of useless automatic tags is a good idea and, well, in general tarball updating seems rather wasteful.

I'm still thinking about it but version tracking / updater are most likely on the way out, and will be replaced with "just use git pull whenever you feel like it".

Version tracking is also currently tied to milestones in redmine which is unsuitable for automation.

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Re: Periodic releases are over

Postby JustAMacUser » 31 Jan 2015, 19:57

Ditching the updater code seems fine. Automated tags seems silly, especially by date since commits are already dated (viewable in git logs, etc.). The only time I think version tagging should take place is at major milestones, such as last year when you redid much of the front end CSS. This way it's easy to see significant overhauls in the code by just glancing.

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Re: Periodic releases are over

Postby peeraiR4 » 01 Feb 2015, 19:34

I'm fine with using git, just one question: Do you have plans for or is there a channel through which users can be notified about important commits on git, e.g. commits that fix security issues?

To illustrate: I only found this thread because my tt-rss told me that the "tt-rss releases" feed is broken - apparently, it is gone.

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Re: Periodic releases are over

Postby fox » 01 Feb 2015, 20:14

This forum remains as useful as ever, I'm not sure if there's going to be some special mechanism in lieu of the previous updater, which might include something like that.

You can also see commit logs on github, not sure if there's an rss feed.

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Re: Periodic releases are over

Postby charlie-tca » 01 Feb 2015, 20:27

I will say thanks for the great program. It's been fun. Since I have no desire to try and learn git at this point in my life, I will go find a new application for reading RSS feeds. I wish I could say I can stick around, but I will no longer say this is a great program for anyone to use. It has become a limited use application for developers and coders. Good luck with it.

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Re: Periodic releases are over

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Re: Periodic releases are over

Postby peeraiR4 » 01 Feb 2015, 20:48

Thank you TJ500, I'll give it a try.

And thank you fox for tt-rss, of course :-)

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Re: Periodic releases are over

Postby fox » 01 Feb 2015, 22:54

i for one am happy that actively ignorant people may choose to not use tt-rss now

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Re: Periodic releases are over

Postby nwsc » 02 Feb 2015, 05:08

I was able to migrate to the GIT distro but it wasn't just a clone/pull.
So here's what I encountered:
I copied my config.php from the original release to the git directory.
I noticed the updater stuff had been taken from the config.php-dist (duh!), so removed that by hand from my config.php. (will I always have to do this?)
Then when browsed to tt-rss, I got errors for permissions. Those were easy to fix (just copy paste the suggestions).
Next I got an error about "Your access level is insufficient to run this script". I was silly and looked in the FAQ which has some nonsense about "auth_remote enabled". That doesn't even exist in the config.php.
The clue was in the URL itself; I had to login to an admin account and allow the database schema to update. (Obviously the upgrade script couldn't run as a mere user.)

I know all of this will be obvious to the experts but hopefully it will help another novice like me.

I've used git a fair amount and I'm a little worried that the real excitement is yet to come when I do my first pull. :-)

Thanks for a great application.


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