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From "Phil Steitz" <phil.ste...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all] MD5 and PGP generation [Was: [feedparser] News / Status]
Date Thu, 02 Mar 2006 19:50:12 GMT
Yep, and if you are really lazy and have a command shell available, you can use
the scripts referenced here to do the signing, verify the sigs and
create the symlinks:
http://jakarta.apache.org/commons/releases/release.html#16%20Miscellaneous

Phil

On 3/2/06, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> Here's an Ant target we use in JMeter for creating MD5 checksums:
>
> <!--
>    Utility target to create MD5 checksums in standard format (with *filename)
>    Usage:
>   <antcall target="_md5">
>       <param name="path" value="${dist.dir}/${dist.name}_src.tar"/>
>   </antcall>
> -->
> <target name="_md5" unless="md5.skip">
>    <echo message="Creating MD5 for ${path}"/>
>    <basename property="_base" file="${path}"/>
>    <checksum file="${path}" property="md5"/>
>    <echo message="${md5} *${_base}" file="${path}.md5"/>
> </target>
>
> Creating a PGP key is as simple as:
>
>      $ gpg -ba file
>
> or using the verbose flags:
>
>      $ gpg --armor --output foo.tar.gz.asc --detach-sig foo.tar.gz
>
> once you have installed GnuPG (which is not all that difficult)
>
> See: http://www.apache.org/dev/release-signing.html
>
> S.
> On 02/03/06, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
> > md5 bit is easy, given a command line. It's also easy to write Java
> > for, and I suspect Maven 2 will easily be doing that for us.
> >
> > PGP is the thing that stops me doing releases. I accept that it's
> > important, but that hasn't helped me grokk how to do it.
> >
> > Hen
> >
> > On 3/2/06, James Carman <james@carmanconsulting.com> wrote:
> > > I would have to agree that the release process is a bit daunting.  That's
> > > why I haven't released Commons Proxy 1.0 yet.  I really don't know how to do
> > > all of that stuff on the release preparation document (md5 signatures and
> > > the like).
> > >
>
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