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From "Henri Yandell" <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [all][poll] How should nigthlies / CI work?
Date Sun, 26 Aug 2007 13:43:07 GMT
On 8/25/07, Martin Cooper <martinc@apache.org> wrote:
> On 8/25/07, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 8/25/07, Noel J. Bergman <noel@devtech.com> wrote:
> > > Martin Cooper wrote:
> > >
> > > > > GUMP builds are deemed non-trusted, since GUMP downloads from
> > > > > non-ASF sites and includes them in builds without any vetting
> > > > > of the third party dependencies.
> > >
> > > > True, but it's not clear that everything in the public Maven repo
> > > > should be considered as "vetted" either.
> > >
> > > Exactly.  Maven continues to be remiss in delivering on their goal of
> > > ensuring authenticated packages.  I view anyone who uses the public
> > Maven
> > > repository as being foolish; competent Maven users have their own
> > private
> > > repositories.
> > >
> > > And, yes, the corollary that GUMP is building from the latest of
> > everything
> > > is another key reason not to use it for nightly builds.
> > >
> >
> > Another reason is that it is a little easier for us to manage
> > "publication" of the CI artifacts using Continuum / vmbuild.  We can
> > publish both jars and zips/tarballs to a local maven repo on vmbuild
> > and set up rsynch to people.apache.org, eliminating some of the
> > ugliness in the bash setup.
> >
> > So can I get some feedback on the "what to publish" question?
>
>
> I'd say #1. The nightly builds are purely a convenience. If someone really
> needs something prior to the most recent nightly, they should be able to
> build it themselves, and it's not clear that us picking an arbitrary number
> would provide what they need in any case.

+1. #1 Most successful build only.

Hen

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