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From Rahul Akolkar <rahul.akol...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Release process
Date Mon, 27 Apr 2009 20:38:44 GMT
On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 6:09 PM, Dan Fabulich <dan@fabulich.com> wrote:
>
> OK, then here's what I think I want to do:
>
> cd /www/www.apache.org/dist/commons/dbutils
> rm *current*
> cd binaries
> cp
> /www/people.apache.org/builds/commons/dbutils/1.2/RC3/staged/commons-dbutils/commons-dbutils/1.2/*bin*
> .
> cd ../source
> cp
> /www/people.apache.org/builds/commons/dbutils/1.2/RC3/staged/commons-dbutils/commons-dbutils/1.2/*src*
> .
>
> I'm going to give this 72 hours so somebody can -1 it.  Note that the new
> zips and tarballs are named slightly differently from the zips and tarballs
> for 1.1.  It's now called "commons-dbutils-1.2-bin.zip" instead of just
> "commons-dbutils-1.1.zip".
>
<snip/>

I know you're probably done with most of this, but for the archives,
that bit on the download page (if you use the commons-build plugin) is
controlled by the <commons.binary.suffix> property (which incidently,
is set to "-bin" in commons-parent -- the correct value here).

-Rahul



> -Dan
>
> sebb wrote:
>
>> n 22/04/2009, Dan Fabulich <dan@fabulich.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>  I'm following the documentation here:
>>> http://wiki.apache.org/commons/CreatingReleases
>>>
>>>  At step E.1 it says I'm supposed to "Copy distributions to the Commons
>>> dist/ area".
>>>
>>>  Copy what where exactly?  There's a bunch of files here in:
>>>
>>> /www/people.apache.org/builds/commons/dbutils/1.2/RC3/staged/commons-dbutils/commons-dbutils/1.2
>>>
>>>  But that directory doesn't really look like the destination directory:
>>>  /www/www.apache.org/dist/commons/dbutils/binaries/
>>>
>>>  Am I supposed to manually copy -bin and -src archives to the correct
>>> location in dbutils/binaries and dbutils/source?
>>
>> That's what I do for JMeter, but that does not use Maven, and Commons may
>> vary.
>>
>>> And clobber the -current
>>> files with the latest version?  (eek?)
>>
>> I'd prefer not to have the current links; they can easily get out of
>> date, and the downloaded files have no version indication. They don't
>> make sense in archive directories.
>>
>> I don't think the (IMO minor) advantage of having a fixed location for
>> downloads outweighs the disadvantages.
>>
>>>  -Dan
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>

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