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From Wido den Hollander <>
Subject Re: [ASFCS40] Release candidate build process
Date Fri, 31 Aug 2012 16:57:02 GMT

On 08/31/2012 06:12 PM, Chip Childers wrote:
> Looking for feedback here...
> As I stated in an earlier email, I'm not going to be able to do the
> release candidate build today.  However, I'm willing to do it on
> Tuesday (unless there are objections, or someone else wants to do it
> today).
> As for the process itself, I believe these are the steps that need to
> be taken (this assumes that we have created / refreshed the 4.0
> branch):
> 1) pull a clean copy of the branch source tree
> 2) git archive --format zip --output ~/ 4.0
> 3) git archive 4.0 | tar -czf cloudstack-src-4.0.0RC1.tar.gz
> 4) build the RPM and DEB packages (I might not be able to do this one
> for the first round...  we might have to stick with the source distro
> first)
> 5) sign everything
> 6) commit the artifacts to the ASF dist svn repo
> To do the RPM and deb builds, I assume we need to run those processes
> from an appropriate build server for each type.  I can use a Fedora
> and Ubuntu VM for it in the short term.  Am I right or wrong about
> that requirement (haven't tested yet).

I think you are probably right there.

I've been building the Ubuntu packages for myself lately, works fine.

I'm using:

$ dpkg-buildpackage

I also have Ubuntu 12.04 systems set up to build these packages, so I'm 
happy to build them if requested.


> I created a dev build distribution directory here:
> Source material that I'm using:
> We will also want the cloudstack project site to include a download
> page that uses the ASF mirrors correctly.  After I get the first build
> out there, I'll update that page as well.
> -chip

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