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From Ralph Goers <ralph.go...@dslextreme.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Commons VFS 2.0
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2010 16:13:36 GMT

On Nov 4, 2010, at 8:19 AM, Phil Steitz wrote:

> On 11/4/10 9:42 AM, Brian Fox wrote:
>> On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 8:25 PM, sebb<sebbaz@gmail.com>  wrote:
>>> On 3 November 2010 23:22, Ralph Goers<ralph.goers@dslextreme.com>  wrote:
>>>> This is a vote to release Apache Commons VFS 2.0.
>>> -1 There does not appear to be a tar.gz version of
>>> commons-vfs-project-2.0-source-release.zip
>> 
>> The source archives should be taken care of by the standard
>> apache-release profile defined in the Apache pom. This is what we put
>> together to make it possible for all maven projects at apache to
>> easily meet the source archive standards. We currently do not produce
>> tar.gz archives of the sources, just zips. I don't think both are
>> required since it's a waste of storage and tar.gz is usually needed
>> when you have to preserve binary permissions. We're talking about
>> sources here so a zip should be sufficient.
> 
> We need both zips and tars of the sources for the actual release (what we push to dist/).
> 
> Phil

Brian wants to know why.  It certainly isn't mandated by the board.

Ralph


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