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From Josh Elser <els...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VFS] Final steps for 2.1
Date Thu, 19 May 2016 17:43:55 GMT
Thanks, Benedikt!

Benedikt Ritter wrote:
> Hello Josh,
>
> sebb<sebbaz@gmail.com>  schrieb am Do., 19. Mai 2016 um 10:55 Uhr:
>
>> On 19 May 2016 at 03:14, Josh Elser<elserj@apache.org>  wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> Worked through the remaining steps for this release. dist.a.o (dev and
>>> release) were both updated, trunk was bumped to 2.2-SNAPSHOT, nexus repo
>> was
>>> released, reporter.a.o was updated, and the svn tag was renamed. I did
>> It's better to copy rather than rename.
>>
>>> remove the checksums on the signatures before promoting the Nexus
>> repository
>>> (thanks for pointing that out Bernd and Sebb). Just pushed all of the
>>> fixVersion=2.1 issues out as well.
>>>
>>> Copying from Ralph's 2.0 announcement:
>>>
>>> <snip>
>>> The Apache Commons team is pleased to announce the release of Apache
>> Commons
>>> VFS 2.1
>> We ought to include a paragraph on what VFS does.
>> The Announce will be seen much wider than just the VFS user community.
>> Yes, people can check the website, but a brief description would be
>> very helpful.
>>
>>> Details of the changes and bug fixes in this release can be found in
>>> the release notes:
>>> http://www.apache.org/dist/commons/vfs/RELEASE_NOTES.txt
>> Likewise it would be useful to provide a short summary of the main
>> changes in the release.
>> In this case there are so many that it might be hard to summarise, so
>> perhaps something like:
>>
>> "VFS 2.1 is binary compatible with 2.0.
>> It includes many new features and bug fixes; please see the release
>> notes for details."
>>
>> The intention of adding this info is to inform potential new users why
>> they might want to take a look at VFS, and to inform existing users
>> why they might want to upgrade.
>>
>> Note that at some point RELEASE_NOTES.txt became RELEASE-NOTES.txt
>> The former should be deleted from the web site once the announce has
>> occured.
>>
>>> For information on Commons VFS please visit the VFS website:
>>> http://commons.apache.org/vfs/
>>>
>>> Commons VFS can be downloaded from the following page:
>>> http://commons.apache.org/vfs/download_vfs.cgi
>>>
>>> - The Apache Commons community
>>> </snip>
>>>
>>> We'll need to do the following after the artifacts filter out to the
>>> mirrors:
>>>
>>> * Update the website [1]
>>> * Send out the ANNOUNCE (text above)
>>>
>>> Anything else I missed?
>> Any superseded releases need to be removed from dist/release.
>> It should be safe to do this once the announce has been sent, assuming
>> the process above has been followed.
>>
>> Also tidy the RN files (as mentioned above).
>>
>> S.
>> P.S. well done and thanks for getting this far.
>>
>
> looks good to me!
>
> Benedikt
>
>
>>> - Josh
>>>
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