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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] [dbutils] Release DbUtils 1.4 (based on RC1)
Date Thu, 15 Sep 2011 15:11:48 GMT
Fair enough on the source archive. Vote cancelled.

Adding a 'check top dir = archive name' check to a release script
would help catch that.

Hen

On Thu, Sep 15, 2011 at 1:21 AM, sebb <sebbaz@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 15 September 2011 07:55, Henri Yandell <flamefew@gmail.com> wrote:
>> RC1 is available here:
>>
>>  http://people.apache.org/~bayard/commons-dbutils-1.4-rc1/
>
> Sigs and hashes OK, source agrees with svn tag. Builds and tests OK on
> Java 1.5 and 1.6.
>
> However, the directory name in the source archive is
> commons-dbutils-1.3-src
>
> I think that's a blocker.
>
> IMO, Release notes should be included in the archives; it's easy
> enough to generate a text copy from changes.xml and commit to SVN just
> before release:
>
> mvn changes:changes-report changes:announcement-generate
> and then move target/announcement/announcement.vm to RN.
>
> The VFS pom has a relnotes profile which automatically creates the RN
> in situ, and also uses a more sophisticated VM source
> The NET project includes a generic VM source release-notes.vm which is
> also in MATH (probably should add relnotes profile to commons parent)
>
> Also, it's useful to include the javadocs in the binary archive.
> Looks like the assembly phase failed because bin.xml includes the javadocs
>
>> SVN:
>>
>>  http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/commons/proper/dbutils/tags/DBUTILS_1_4_RC1/
>
> pom.xml says:
>
> <commons.release.version>1.3</commons.release.version>
> <commons.rc.version>RC4</commons.rc.version>
>
> which is incorrect.
>
> Blocker because it probably caused the incorrect source archive.
>
> BTW, it would be easier to notice such things if the properties were
> defined near the start of the pom ...
>
>> Maven artifacts:
>>
>>  http://people.apache.org/~bayard/commons-dbutils-1.4-rc1/commons-dbutils-1.4-bundle.jar
>
> The binary jar in the bundle does not appear to be the same as the one
> in the binary archive.
>
>> Website:
>>
>>  http://people.apache.org/~bayard/commons-dbutils-1.4-rc1/site/
>
> No TM on logo.
> DbUtils should be used as adjective in first mention on front page.
> First license link points to local license page; either point to
> http://www.apache.org/licenses/ or drop the link as it is included
> under Commons heading; in any case, delete the local license page.
>
>> Note that this should be used to consider the various project reports.
>> I'll write the content regarding the release as a part of the release
>> [1.4 is out yada yada] and we can tweak post-release.
>>
>> This vote will close no sooner than in 72 hours time, 0700 GMT 18
>> September 2011.
>>
>> ================
>>  [ ] +1
>>  [X] -1, with reason
>
> See above.
>> ================
>>
>> Hen
>>
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