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From "Mattmann, Chris A (388J)" <chris.a.mattm...@jpl.nasa.gov>
Subject Re: [DISCUSS] Apache Airavata 0.2-Incubating Release Candidate
Date Wed, 01 Feb 2012 21:35:15 GMT
Guys, sorry to prod, but without answers to the questions below, I'm not
exactly sure on how to proceed reviewing the candidate. 

Let me know what you think.

Cheers,
Chris

On Jan 31, 2012, at 8:34 AM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J) wrote:

> Hi Suresh,
> 
> On Jan 29, 2012, at 7:17 PM, Suresh Marru wrote:
> 
>> Hi Chris,
>> 
>> Thank you very much for your time to review the release, we really need help getting
this one right and will greatly appreciate your time in letting us jump these initial barriers.
Please see my answered embedded below:
> 
> Thanks and no problem at all.
> 
>> 
>> On Jan 29, 2012, at 12:56 PM, Mattmann, Chris A (388J) wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi Suresh,
>>> 
>>> First off, thanks for the work in putting this together! What a great job.
>>> 
>>> That being said: how would I do a gpg key and verification check? And, 
>> 
>> The signed GPG key is at - https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/airavata/KEYS
> 
> gotcha, that's the right place for it, +1.
> 
>> 
>>> how would I verify the MD5 checksums? Typically, we put up a copy of
>>> the dist artifacts that will end up on minotaur:/www/www.apache.org/dist/incubator/airavata

>>> in someone's people.a.o/~<user>/apache-airavata-<version>-rc-<num>/
folder, 
>>> with:
>>> 
>>> 1. source releases
>>> 2. MD5s and SHA1 and ASC files
>> 
>> 1 and 2 are in https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/orgapacheairavata-152/org/apache/airavata/airavata/0.2-incubating/
 Please let me know if this is not what you are looking for. 
> 
> That's definitely what I'm looking for, but the fact that they are in repository.apache.org
is my issue. I'll read on 
> below but to preview it here: the source releases need to be distributed from ASF hardware,
in the www.apache.org/dist/
> area so that the dyncloser script can be used to provide proper mirroring around the
world.
> 
>> 
>>> 3. (optional) binaries
>> 
>> The binaries and MD5, SHA1, and ASC files for binaries are at - http://people.apache.org/builds/incubator/airavata/0.2-incubating/
> 
> Hmmm, OK. But this is indicative of my larger issue with the release: why put this stuff
in so many places?
> 
>> 
>>> 4. (optional) CHANGES.txt file
>> 
>> The changes.txt files is same as release notes in this case and it is at - https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/incubator/airavata/tags/airavata-0.2-incubating/RELEASE_NOTES,
let me know if it has to be named CHANGES.txt.
> 
> Nah that's just my preference, nothing to change anything on your part (the guy who is

> actually doing the work) :) I'll just know to look for it there.
> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> Then, 1-4 are what get copied to /www/www.apache.org/dist/incubator/airavata

>>> on successful VOTE completion. With your existing setup, I'm not sure 
>>> how I would execute steps 1-2 to do checksum and signature verification.
>> 
>> I am following at the Rave incubator project in this case, where once passed the
release, we will publish the nexus repo for source and move the binaries to http://www.apache.org/dist/incubator/
area. 
> 
> Hmmm. It's more important to move the source to the dist area. In fact, it's required.
The binaries 
> are the optional part.
> 
> Let me know what you think. Thanks!
> 
> Cheers,
> Chris
> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> Let me know and I'd be happy to spend time reviewing the release.
>>> 
>>> Cheers,
>>> Chris
>>> 
>>> On Jan 29, 2012, at 12:47 AM, Suresh Marru wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Discussion thread for vote on airavata 0.2-incubating release candidate 2.
>>>> 
>>>> If you have any questions or feedback or to post results of validating the
release, please reply to this thread. 
>>>> 
>>>> For reference, the Apache release guide  - http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html
>>>> Incubator specific release guidelines - http://incubator.apache.org/guides/releasemanagement.html
>>>> 
>>>> Some tips to validate the release before you vote:
>>>> 
>>>> * Download the binary version and run the 5 minute or 10 minute tutorial
as described in README and website.
>>>> * Download the source files from compressed files and release tag and build
(which includes tests). 
>>>> * Verify the distributon for the required LICENSE, NOTICE and DISCLAIMER
files
>>>> * Verify if all the staged files are signed and the signature is verifiable.

>>>> * Verify if the signing key in the project's KEYS file is hosted on a public
server
>>>> 
>>>> Thanks for your time in validating the release and voting,
>>>> Suresh
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
>>> Senior Computer Scientist
>>> NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
>>> Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
>>> Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
>>> WWW:   http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
>>> University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
>>> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>> 
>> 
> 
> 
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
> Senior Computer Scientist
> NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
> Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
> Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
> WWW:   http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
> Phone: +1 (818) 354-8810
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
> University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
> ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
> 


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Chris Mattmann, Ph.D.
Senior Computer Scientist
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, CA 91109 USA
Office: 171-266B, Mailstop: 171-246
Email: chris.a.mattmann@nasa.gov
WWW:   http://sunset.usc.edu/~mattmann/
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Adjunct Assistant Professor, Computer Science Department
University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
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