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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [codec] invalid source tarball on www.apache.org/dist
Date Tue, 10 Jan 2006 08:38:08 GMT
On 1/7/06, Tim O'Brien <tobrien@discursive.com> wrote:
> This file
>
> http://www.apache.org/dist/jakarta/commons/codec/source/commons-codec-1.3-src.tar.gz
>
> doesn't have the appropriate commons-codec-1.3/ directory in front of each
> entry.  When you unpack it in a directory, it just throws the contents of the
> source distro into the current directory.
>
> So, to fix this, I propose re-releasing this one file.  I wasn't the release
> manager for the 1.3 release, but I'd be happy enough to repackage just this
> release from source, sign and seal it.
>
> Does anyone have any objections to replacing the 1.3 source release with a file
> that follows the convention?

My vote is to just repackage the existing tar.gz; or even better,
unzip the .zip and tar.gz it. Basically to modify the package in situ
and not to release from source.

Hen

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