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From Gary Gregory <garydgreg...@gmail.com>
Subject Release hell WAS: [VOTE] Release Apache Commons Codec 1.5-RC1
Date Wed, 30 Mar 2011 01:36:15 GMT
Wait! I'm not done or I'm loosing my marbles...

I followed the whole song and dance from:

http://wiki.apache.org/commons/UsingNexus

It's the last time I'll pick that route.

I cannot seem to have published the Maven bits to Maven places. There is no
1.5 here:

http://repo1.maven.org/maven2/commons-codec/commons-codec/

Because it is not here:

/x1/www/people.apache.org/repo/m2-ibiblio-rsync-repository/commons-codec

What does "Promote" out of Nexus do then?

Should I copy the files to /www/
people.apache.org/repo/m2-ibiblio-rsync-repository myself per

http://commons.apache.org/releases/release.html

under the section "3 Deploy Maven Artifacts"?

Or will that cause problem with work I did in Nexus (for the last time?)

Thank you

Gary

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, Mar 29, 2011 at 10:15 AM
Subject: Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Commons Codec 1.5-RC1
To: Commons Developers List <dev@commons.apache.org>


On 29 March 2011 04:45, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 28, 2011 at 11:21 PM, Phil Steitz <phil.steitz@gmail.com>
wrote:
>
>> On 3/28/11 4:49 PM, Gary Gregory wrote:
>> > I am having a heck of a time pushing the release out.
>> >
>> > I cannot seem to be able to create the sym links per the instructions
in
>> > http://wiki.apache.org/commons/UsingNexus
>> >
>> > I cannot get the symlinks.sh script working. I copied it to my home bin
>> > directory. When I invoke it, it is not found. Just running it from my
>> home
>> > bin w/o args does give me the usage I get:
>> >
>> You need to run it from the dist directory where the links are going
>> to be created and you need to give it the release number.  See steps
>> 1 and 2 here:
>> http://commons.apache.org/releases/release.html
>>
>> Step 2 assumes that the tars and zips have somehow made their way to
>> /www/www.apache.org/dist/commons/foo/
>>
>> Step 1 provides instructions on how to move things there.  I think
>> Nexus tries to do this moving for you.
>>
>> To get the symlinks created properly, you need to invoke symlinks.sh
>> with the release number as its command line argument from
>> /www/www.apache.org/dist/commons/foo/
>>
>> For that to work, you have to have the script available and
>> executable.  That should happen if you put it in your bin directory
>> and do chmod +x on it.  Have a look at your .profile file (cat
>> ~/.profile).  If it does not contain a line that looks something like
>>
>>
PATH=/sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/games:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/X11R6/bin:$HOME/bin;
>> export PATH
>> then you need to add that line (maybe minus the games and X11R6
>> stuff) or just copy a new .profile.   Let me know if you are having
>> problems with this and I will help.
>>
>> Sebb is right though that you should close the VOTE before moving
>> stuff to dist/
>>
>
> Thank you for the detailed instructions. I am going to go through those
> next.
>
> I must have misunderstood the voting process, which I thought was, if all
> goes well:
> - Send a [VOTE] email (this thread)
> - Wait 72 hours
> - Send a [VOTE][RESULT] email:
>
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/commons-dev/201103.mbox/%3CAANLkTikgpm0Lo-aoi8WfKjXznOXzodtgza2CwJdcQ+F-@mail.gmail.com%3E
>
> Is there a [VOTE][CLOSE] email that needs to go out as well after 72
hours?

No, but for some reason I did not see the [RESULT] e-mail - sounds
like Phil did not either.

> I can see that I should have mentioned the vote timeline in the [VOTE]
email
> as documented in http://commons.apache.org/releases/prepare.html
>
> But, I used the [VOTE] email template from
> http://wiki.apache.org/commons/UsingNexus which contains no such text.
>
> Sigh, the release process is so obtuse with the mixture of Maven, UNIX,
> Nexus, multiple instruction pages, and so on. It is quite discouraging and
a
> barrier to progress :(

Patches welcome ...

> Gary
>
>>
>> Phil
>>
>>
>> >> symlinks.sh
>> > symlinks.sh: Command not found.
>> >
>> >> sh symlinks.sh
>> > symlinks.sh: 46: Syntax error: word unexpected
>> >
>> > I need some UNIX help ;)
>> >
>> > Thank you,
>> > Gary
>> >
>> > On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 9:39 PM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com
>> >wrote:
>> >
>> >> [VOTE] Release Apache Commons Codec 1.5-RC1
>> >>
>> >> Tag:
>> >>
>> >>
>> >>
>>
https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/commons/proper/codec/tags/commons-codec-1.5-RC1
>> >>
>> >> Site:
>> >>
>> >> http://people.apache.org/builds/commons/codec/1.5/RC1/site/index.html
>> >>
>> >> Binaries:
>> >>
>> >>
>> https://repository.apache.org/content/repositories/orgapachecommons-041/
>> >>
>> >> [ ] +1 release it
>> >> [ ] +0 go ahead I don't care
>> >> [ ] -1 no, do not release it because
>> >>
>> >> Thank you,
>> >> Gary
>> >>
>> >> http://garygregory.wordpress.com/
>> >> http://garygregory.com/
>> >> http://people.apache.org/~ggregory/
>> >> http://twitter.com/GaryGregory
>> >>
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
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>
>
> --
> Thank you,
> Gary
>
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> http://garygregory.com/
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Gary

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