[Live-demo] 6.0 alpha1 Status

Angelos Tzotsos gcpp.kalxas at gmail.com
Sun Apr 29 13:06:13 PDT 2012

On 04/29/2012 06:21 PM, Angelos Tzotsos wrote:
> On 04/29/2012 02:34 PM, Angelos Tzotsos wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> I am planning to create a first build (alpha1) based on ubuntu 12.04 
>> within the next week.
>> Many of the scripts are working, but this will help us evaluate our 
>> current status and motivate projects to jump in.
>> During the whole process we are updating the status spreadsheet [1].
>> Should we wait for UbuntuGIS ppa to be enabled for 12.04 or should we 
>> go on without it and record the problems?
>> Regards,
>> Angelos
>> [1] 
>> https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Al9zh8DjmU_RdGIzd0VLLTBpQVJuNVlHMlBWSDhKLXc#gid=13
> I just finished testing ALL installation scripts. I have recorded the 
> results in the above status spreadsheet. Some fixes have also been 
> applied in trunk.
> I think our major issues right now are:
> 1. Java:    Only openjdk has been installed but I realize that some 
> desktop packages (like uDig, Kosmo...) have a version of sun-java-jre 
> + JAI bundled within their installation archives. This raises an 
> interesting question:
> "If we allow desktop gis projects to bundle sun-java, why we should 
> not allow web services (geoserver, deegree etc) to do so too?"
> Should we install sun-java (even by hand in the base vm, before 
> running the scripts, and not by using any automation) and help all the 
> projects use that SINGLE instance OR perhaps should we remove every 
> instance of sun-java?
> 2. UbuntuGIS being available for 12.04 and PostGIS version to be 
> included.
> Regards,
> Angelos
> PS. Sorry for the large number of e-mails the last 12 hours :)

You can find the first alpha version here:


Angelos Tzotsos
Remote Sensing Laboratory
National Technical University of Athens

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