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From Curt Arnold <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache CouchDB 0.9.1 release, second round
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2009 04:10:33 GMT

On Jul 5, 2009, at 6:04 PM, Noah Slater wrote:

> On Sun, Jul 05, 2009 at 05:46:26PM -0500, Curt Arnold wrote:
>> It would be helpful if voters identified what platforms (OS, Erlang
>> release, browser, processor, etc) that they tested with so that we  
>> have a
>> sanity check of our platform coverage.
> That sounds like a nice edition.
>> Is anybody able to confirm that they can reproduce the build (minus  
>> any
>> unavoidable timestamp differences)?
> Reproduce the build? Eh? Why does that matter?

Checking that an independent party can reproduce the release helps  
ensures that a security fix release can be prepared if the need arises  
and that all the files needed to produce the build are actually in the  
Subversion repo and not just on the release manager's machine.  Just a  
good sanity check

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