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From Jan Lehnardt <...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Apache CouchDB 0.9.1 release, second round
Date Mon, 06 Jul 2009 09:55:09 GMT

On 6 Jul 2009, at 05:10, Curt Arnold wrote:

>
> 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

For the record, the nightly builds test the building automatically on  
an independent machine: http://build.couchdb.org/?C=M;O=D

Cheers
Jan
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