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From bay...@apache.org
Subject svn commit: r930473 - /commons/proper/commons-site/trunk/src/site/xdoc/releases/prepare.xml
Date Sat, 03 Apr 2010 05:03:06 GMT
Author: bayard
Date: Sat Apr  3 05:03:06 2010
New Revision: 930473

URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc?rev=930473&view=rev
Log:
Performed some editing on the check class file format section

Modified:
    commons/proper/commons-site/trunk/src/site/xdoc/releases/prepare.xml

Modified: commons/proper/commons-site/trunk/src/site/xdoc/releases/prepare.xml
URL: http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/commons/proper/commons-site/trunk/src/site/xdoc/releases/prepare.xml?rev=930473&r1=930472&r2=930473&view=diff
==============================================================================
--- commons/proper/commons-site/trunk/src/site/xdoc/releases/prepare.xml (original)
+++ commons/proper/commons-site/trunk/src/site/xdoc/releases/prepare.xml Sat Apr  3 05:03:06
2010
@@ -138,8 +138,8 @@
       files are specified in the goal or subgoals and should be verified similarly to above.
       </p>
       <p>
-      Test the "Ant dist" or "mvn assembly:assembly" goal and inspect the tars/zips and jars
produced. 
-      "Ant dist" or "mvn site" should succeed from the unpacked source distribution.  Make
sure it does.
+      Test the "ant dist" or "mvn assembly:assembly" goal and inspect the tars/zips and jars
produced. 
+      "ant dist" or "mvn site" should succeed from the unpacked source distribution.  Make
sure it does.
       Check the jar manifests per the guidelines below.  Check the build using the minimum
supported JDK.
       Check that "mvn site" generates the documentation correctly. Check that all links are
working.
       Do not proceed with tagging or cutting RCs until you have a fully working build that
produces
@@ -147,30 +147,22 @@
       </p>
     </subsection>
     <subsection name='Check Class File Format'>
-        <p>
-    Unless appropriate options are set, code compiled with more modern JVMs 
-    may fail on older JVMs. The minimum target JVM for the project should be
-    documented. Check that compilation produces code that will execute correctly
-    on that JVM. 
-        </p>
-        <p> 
-    If using maven, the <code>maven.compile.target</code> property in the 
-    <code>pom.xml</code> file should be set correctly.
-    If using ant, the <code>javac</code> task should have the <code>target</code>
-    attribute set correctly.
-        </p>
-        <p>
-    The maven build now adds entries to the jar's manifest to show the values
-    of the <code>maven.compile.source</code> and <code>maven.compile.target</code>
-    properties used to generate the jar. For more details on this see sections
-    <a href="#checkjarmanifest">Check The Jar Manifest</a> and 
-    <a href="#classfileformat">Class File Format</a> for more details.
-        </p>
-        <p>
-    For Maven builds, the Commons parent POM specifies default values for 
-    <code>maven.compile.source</code> and <code>maven.compile.target</code>.
These
-    values must be overridden in the project's POM if they're not appropriate for it.
-        </p>
+      <p>
+      Unless appropriate options are set, code compiled with more modern JVMs 
+      may fail on older JVMs. The minimum target JVM for the project should be
+      documented. Check that compilation produces code that will execute correctly
+      on that JVM. 
+      </p>
+      <p> 
+      If using maven, the <code>maven.compile.source</code> and <code>maven.compile.target</code>

+      properties in the <code>pom.xml</code> file should be set correctly, if
the desired versions 
+      differ from the default values in the Commons parent POM. Maven will add entries to

+      the jar's manifest. 
+      </p>
+      <p>
+      If using ant, the <code>javac</code> task should have the <code>target</code>
and <code>source</code>
+      attributes set correctly.
+      </p>
     </subsection>
   </section>
 



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