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From Henri Yandell <flame...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [ALL] release instructions warning
Date Tue, 23 Apr 2013 05:09:13 GMT
This fills me with foreboding for doing a release again someday :(

On Mon, Apr 22, 2013 at 6:19 PM, Gary Gregory <garydgregory@gmail.com>wrote:

> To release Codec 1.8, I just tried following
> https://commons.apache.org/releases/prepare.html
>
> In particular:
>
> "Before you close<
> http://www.apache.org/dev/publishing-maven-artifacts.html#close-stage>the
> staging repository you must remove the tarballs/zips together with
> their PGP signatures and checksums using the Nexus web interface. While you
> are at it you can also remove the checksums Nexus created for the PGP
> signatures of the remaining artifacts, they are not needed at all."
>
> So I dutifully deleted .md5 and sha1 files and guess what? I messed it up
> by deleting all MD5 and SHA1 files instead of just this one and that one
> out of the 61 files that are presented in the UI. Frak! So beware, our
> release process sucks rocks and does not do it well, as it has for years.
>
> :(
>
> Gary
>
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