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From Mladen Turk <mt...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Commons Daemon 1.0.15
Date Wed, 03 Apr 2013 10:12:43 GMT
On 04/03/2013 11:48 AM, sebb wrote:
> On 3 April 2013 06:56, Mladen Turk <mturk@apache.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>> So building from the tag should be equivalent to building from the source
>>> archive.
>>>
>>>
>> Not necessary. Source distribution might have some pre-generated code.
>> Many projects work like that and some even require manual handcraft from
>> release manager.
>>
>>
> The two should be identical except for the SVN files (and perhaps FOAF etc
> that only belong in SVN).
>

Says who? Take a look at APR, Httpd, Tomcat (those are the one I know)

> Third parties need to be able to build from the tag if they wish.
>

You said earlier:
"building from the tag should be equivalent to building from the source archive"

This is clearly not the case with our products.
I'm sure infrastructure team would very pleased with the idea that our
main distribution media is SVN rather then maintaining all those mirroring around the world
;)



Regards
-- 
^TM

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