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From Nicolas Lalevée <nicolas.lale...@hibnet.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release of Apache IvyDE 2.0.0.alpha1
Date Fri, 20 Jun 2008 07:41:19 GMT
Le jeudi 19 juin 2008, Scheper, Erik-Berndt a écrit :
> This effectively means you do not want non-committers to test this proposed
> alpha release. Personally I believe this contradicts to the Apache Release
> FAQ http://www.apache.org/dev/release.html which states:
>
> During the process of developing software and preparing a release, various
> packages are made available to the developer community for testing
> purposes. (...) Test Packages are not Apache releases. All releases require
> due process and official approval. Test packages are for testing ongoing
> development and should only be discussed on the project development lists.
>
> Then again, if you do not want developer testing, I'm fine with it.

I prefer exposing them publically actually. I just wanted to follow Apache 
guidelines. I think I have just misread them, I read "commiters community" 
instead of "developer community".
The next vote for release will be more public.

Nicolas


> ________________________________
>
> Van: Nicolas Lalevée [mailto:nicolas.lalevee@hibnet.org]
> Verzonden: do 19-6-2008 17:06
> Aan: Ant Developers List
> Onderwerp: Re: [VOTE] Release of Apache IvyDE 2.0.0.alpha1
>
> Le jeudi 19 juin 2008, Scheper, Erik-Berndt a écrit :
> > By the way, I noticed that the IVYDE roadmap,
> > http://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/IVYDE?report=com.atlassian.jira.plug
> >in .system.project:roadmap-panel , does not contain a version for this
> > release.
> >
> > It would be nice if you could create it, and assign all resolved issues
> > to the release. This would help greatly in testing the alpha release.
>
> good catch. Actually I will rename the 2.0.0 version to 2.0.0.alpha1
> And the issues not fixed I will move them to a new 2.0 version.
>
> > I have tried to download the files, but cannot find your home dir.
> > Can you please post the entire URL?
>
> these are in my UNIX home directory on people.apache.org, only committers
> have access to it.
>
> (a release to be accepted by the PMC should be more visible to the public ?
> as far as I remember the apache guidelines it should not)
>
> Nicolas
>
> > ________________________________
> >
> > Van: Nicolas Lalevée [mailto:nicolas.lalevee@hibnet.org]
> > Verzonden: wo 18-6-2008 18:42
> > Aan: dev@ant.apache.org
> > Onderwerp: [VOTE] Release of Apache IvyDE 2.0.0.alpha1
> >
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > I am pleased to announce that I have a version of IvyDE ready to be
> > released. You will find the files in my home directory on
> > people.apache.org /home/hibou/ivyde-release
> >
> > About the released files:
> > two files are classic release files:
> > * apache-ivyde-sources-2.0.0.alpha1.zip: the source distribution.
> >   it includes every files which is needed to build that distribution
> > * org.apache.ivyde.feature-2.0.0.alpha1.zip: the binary distribution.
> >   it includes the files ready to be deployed into an Eclipse install
> >
> > Then there are the files deployed into the IvyDE update site. First few
> > words on the update site. It will deployed at the URL:
> > http://ant.apache.org/ivy/ivyde/updatesite
> > Then, the files that will be effectively there, so in www.apache.org:
> > * the site.xml: discribe the deployed features
> > * the digest.zip: the compress manifest of every features (optimized
> > eclipse update site)
> > * eclipse-update--xml.cgi and eclipse-update--xml.html: the files that
> > defines the apache mirrors for Eclipse.
> > And the binary files packaged for the updatesite (the jar and
> > jar.pack.gz) will be in the apache dist directory. More precisely the
> > plugins and features directories and all of their files will be in
> > dist/ant/ivy/ivyde/updatesite/
> >
> > One note on the packaging of Ivy as an Eclipse updatable plug-in. Due to
> > two bugs in the packaging of Ivy (IVY-828,IVY-802), a repackaging is
> > needed. The repackaging I have done can be reproduced with the target
> > install-ivy. It is based on the official 2.0.0.beta2 release.
> >
> > If you want to reproduce the build, just do:
> > ant /release dist -DbaseLocation=$YOUR_ECLIPSE_HOME
> >
> > If you want to test the update site, just get locally the "updatesite"
> > directory from the release, and in Eclipse, setup a "local site" that
> > point to your local copy of the "updatesite" directory.
> >
> > About verifying the signatures, you will find mine there:
> > http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x7BF8BE8E
> > But I am not sure how to update the KEYS file. I have found how to append
> > my public key:
> > (gpg --list-sigs <your name> && gpg --armor --export <your name>)
>> KEYS
> > But then should I just re-copy it into
> > /www/www.apache.org/dist/ant/common on people.apache.org ? There is no
> > commit or whatever, right ?
> >
> > Last but not least, your vote:
> > +1 : you agree with the release
> > +0 : you agree but the next release should contain some fixes
> > -1 : you don't agree, there is a blocker issue with the release
> >
> > so +1 for me (non binding)
> >
> > Nicolas
> >
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