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From Andreas Veithen <andreas.veit...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Vote] Simplifying the Axis2 release process (part 2)
Date Sun, 01 Aug 2010 16:34:54 GMT
On Sun, Aug 1, 2010 at 18:20, Amila Suriarachchi
<amilasuriarachchi@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>
> On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 4:13 AM, Andreas Veithen <andreas.veithen@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> All,
>>
>> I've changed the configuration of the Hudson build for Axis2/trunk to
>> enable the apache-release profile. This means that the build will now
>> execute exactly those steps that would be executed during a release
>> (except that it still produces snapshots and that signatures are
>> disabled). This includes:
>
> hi,
>
> I recently have an axis2 build and it worked fine. But when unziping the
> axis2-SNAPSHOT-bin.zip I found
> the created directory have 777 permission.
>
> eg.
> amila@amila:~/projects/axis2_trunk/java/modules/distribution/target$ ls -all
> total 35835
> drwxr-xr-x 4 amila amila      272 2010-08-01 21:41 .
> drwxr-xr-x 5 amila amila      144 2010-08-01 21:32 ..
> drwxrwxrwx 8 amila amila      280 2010-08-01 21:33 axis2-SNAPSHOT
> -rw-r--r-- 1 amila amila 18551211 2010-08-01 21:33 axis2-SNAPSHOT-bin.zip
> -rw-r--r-- 1 amila amila 18085468 2010-08-01 21:33 axis2-SNAPSHOT-war.zip
>
> did you change the access permissions?

No, I don't have any idea why it uses those permissions.

> thanks,
> Amila.
>>
>> * Building a Javadoc JAR in addition to the source JAR, as defined in
>> the org.apache:apache:7 super-POM.
>> * Building the documents distribution as discussed in a previous thread.
>> * Building the default source distribution as defined in the
>> org.apache:apache:7 super-POM.
>>
>> Obviously you may see some build instabilities because of this change.
>>
>> There are still several things to do before the trunk becomes releasable:
>>
>> 1. Change (a) the POM metadata and (b) the site to reflect the
>> migration of Axis2 into a new TLP.
>> 2. Finalize the simplification of the site and check the documentation
>> for broken links and incorrect information.
>> 3. Decide whether we keep the old source distribution built by
>> modules/distribution or the default source distribution configured in
>> the org.apache:apache:7 super-POM.
>> 4. Include the binary distribution in the apache-release profile (and
>> decide whether it should be built in the modules/distribution
>> submodule or from the root).
>> 5. Testing the apache-release profile and checking the quality of the
>> produced artifacts and distributions (inclusion of the right legal
>> files, correct variable substitution, etc.).
>>
>> Points 1.(a), 3, 4 and 5 also apply to the 1.5 branch (I'm merging the
>> changes in the build process from trunk to the branch, but I'm
>> assuming here that we won't build the site for 1.5.2 because it's only
>> a maintenance release).
>>
>> Points 3 and 4 also mark a kind of point of no return where the old
>> release profile is removed and after which we can no longer do the
>> release using the old process.
>>
>> Since we are approaching that point, I propose to ask infra to create
>> a staging profile for the Axis project so that we can use the release
>> process defined in org.apache:apache:7 with Nexus [1].
>>
>> It should be noted that a staging profile is defined using Maven
>> groupIds. Therefore this will be applicable automatically also for the
>> Axis2 Transports subproject. For the subprojects using a groupId other
>> than org.apache.axis2, please let me know if you want me to include
>> your groupId in the request to infra as well. Note that we will
>> probably have a single staging profile for the entire Axis TLP,
>> because the user permissions will be the same for all subprojects.
>>
>> Andreas
>>
>> [1] maven.apache.org had a nice page with some screenshots explaining
>> the process, but that page has disappeared. Please see
>> http://www.apache.org/dev/publishing-maven-artifacts.html instead.
>>
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>
>
>
> --
> Amila Suriarachchi
> WSO2 Inc.
> blog: http://amilachinthaka.blogspot.com/
>

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