Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 (AOO 4.1.2) is the next planned release of Apache OpenOffice, with a planned release date in October 2015.
Update: Apache OpenOffice 4.1.2 was released on 28 October 2015. See the Release Notes for more information.
The final 4.1.2 release is planned for October 2015.
Release Progress and Volunteers
|Appoint Release Manager||Andrea Pescetti is appointed Release Manager for OpenOffice 4.1.2.|
|Propose string/localization updates|
OpenOffice 4.1.2 will be released in the same languages as version 4.1.1.
Critical translation fixes, if any, will be backported from 4.2.0 for languages requesting them.
|Propose dictionary updates|
English dictionary: Marco Pinto contributed version 2015.08.01, integrated.
English dictionary: Marco Pinto contributed version 2015.09.01, integrated.
English dictionary: Marco Pinto contributed version 2015.10.01, integrated in RC3.
Portuguese dictionary: Pedro asked to update the Portoguese dictionary, integrated in RC3.
|Select bugfixes and enhancements for OpenOffice 4.1.2|
Anyone can propose a blocker either using the "4.1.2 Release Blocker" flag in Bugzilla or writing to the dev list.
The following people helped by suggesting possible blocker bugs:
|Provide code for the selected bugfixes/enhancements|
Buildbots available for Windows, Linux, FreeBSD. OS X still missing but not a blocker (we don't need a buildbot for OS X release builds).
Jürgen Schmidt tested the build on the same systems used for building 4.1.1
hrin provided Windows builds for several languages
|OS X builds||Jürgen Schmidt tested the build on the same systems used for building 4.1.1|
|Linux builds||Jürgen Schmidt tested the build on the same systems used for building 4.1.1|
|Vote on Release Candidate|
VOTE was started on RC3 by Andrea Pescetti and passed.
Tally sent to dev list on 27 October 2015.
|Upload builds to mirrors|
Volunteers: Andrea Pescetti
Copy requires just a few hours, with the normal rsync instructions shown at https://sourceforge.net/p/forge/documentation/File%20Management/ (project name is openofficeorg.mirror).
|Update Feed (new check.Update for aoo411 area – http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/openoffice/updates-site/trunk/aoo411/)|
08 Nov 2015
Suggest phased in approach with English as Phase I.
Kay Schenk sent the calls.
Useful links for QA tests (for people who have a Bugzilla account):
Release blockers requested not yet processed: https://bz.apache.org/ooo/buglist.cgi?cmdtype=dorem&remaction=run&namedcmd=4.1.2_blocker_requested&sharer_id=7
Release blockers approved and ported to AOO 4.1.2: https://bz.apache.org/ooo/buglist.cgi?cmdtype=dorem&remaction=run&namedcmd=4.1.2_approved_and_fixed&sharer_id=7
Total approved release blockers (some not yet ported to AOO 4.1.2): https://bz.apache.org/ooo/buglist.cgi?cmdtype=dorem&remaction=run&namedcmd=4.1.2_approved&sharer_id=7
|Specific QA focused on 4.1.2 bugfixes/enhancements|
Bugs were verified fixed by:
|Blog post: first status update and call for volunteers||Andrea Pescetti|
|Blog posts: announcement||Andrea Pescetti / Marcus Lange|
|Website: link top bar to 4.1.2 blog post||Andrea Pescetti / Marcus Lange|
|Website: link announcements to 4.1.2 blog posts||Andrea Pescetti / Marcus Lange|
|Wiki: prepare Release Notes|
german release-notes prepared - Jörg Schmidt
Translated by volunteers into:
|Website: update download pages||Marcus Lange|
|Press: prepare press release / announcement||Based on Release Notes|
Release Notes are available at the OpenOffice 4.1.2 Release Notes page.
The best channels for accurate information about the OpenOffice 4.1.2 release progress are:
- The development mailing list archives
- The OpenOffice official blog
- The Subversion branch where OpenOffice 4.1.2 is being developed