Versions Compared


  • This line was added.
  • This line was removed.
  • Formatting was changed.
Comment: Add wine notes for MacOS


  • A git client installed and on your path
  • Apache Ant installed and on your path (see BUILDING.txt in the root of the code repository for version requirements)
  • The latest release of the minimum Java version that the Tomcat version runs on installed and on your path
  • Windows OS (you can do it on Linux but it involves a lot more hassleOperating system
    • Windows just works
    • Linux also requires wine (standard package manager version should be fine)
    • MacOS also requires wine (see below)
  • GnuPG installed
  • A public key that is part of the Apache web of trust
  • A reasonable internet connection (you will need to upload ~100MB)


This command will run for a while, and ask you repeatedly if it's okay to run "chocolateyInstall.ps1", which you will have to do to proceed. Once the above command has completed, you have all the software prerequisites installed and on your PATH. Well, once you quick PowerShell and launch a new CMD.EXE or PowerShell window, of course (wink)

wine on MacOS

This is for 11.x.x (Big Sur)

You will need to install homebrew if you haven't already.

Then install wine-crossover from

Configure a 32-bit wine environment using:

WINEARCH=win32 WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32 winecfg

Then before you start the release ensure the following environment variables are set:

export WINEARCH=win32
export WINEPREFIX=~/.wine32

Preliminary checks