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From sebb <seb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Commons VFS 2.0
Date Wed, 22 Dec 2010 00:48:38 GMT
On 22 December 2010 00:11, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 21, 2010 at 7:00 PM, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com>wrote:
>
>>
>> On Dec 21, 2010, at 2:55 PM, sebb wrote:
>>
>> > On 21 December 2010 05:21, Ralph Goers <ralph.goers@dslextreme.com>
>> wrote
>> >
>> >> I have not included release notes in the src zip since my understanding
>> is the src zip should contain the directories pretty much as they exist in
>> SVN.  Instead I have added a README.txt that tells a user how to generate
>> the announcement file.
>> >
>> > I would prefer to see the release notes generated and checked into
>> > SVN; they can then be included in both source and binary archives.
>> >
>> > See for example MATH and NET (2.0)
>>
>> I looked at net/trunk. I would prefer that the release notes be generated
>> during mvn release:prepare instead of requiring a manual mvn invocation to
>> create the release notes and then a commit. I have that working for the
>> binary distribution but I don't want to do it for the source distribution
>> since they shouldn't be included if they aren't in svn and, in my view, they
>> shouldn't be in svn because they will generally be out of sync with
>> changes.xml in trunk.
>>
>> I would say that is up to the RM :)
>
> I personally don't have a problem with the out-of-synch condition.  What is
> important is, like changes.xml or any other file, what gets tagged and
> released.

+1

I think it's vital that the release notes are included in the source release.

The user should not be required to run a command to create the release notes.

> Phil
>
>
>> Ralph
>>
>>
>

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