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From Noah Slater <nsla...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Contributing
Date Sun, 20 Oct 2013 23:54:20 GMT
There's actually a vote thread going on right now. The testing page should
have the instructions you need to run through the tests (including info on
how to request keys). Give it a go, and if you get stuck, shout!


On 20 October 2013 20:13, Jacob Clark <iamjacobclark@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi All
>
> I would like to participate in the Release Test vote, is it possible to
> request a key in order to verify the release signature?
>
> Jacob.
>
> On 19 Oct 2013, at 22:55, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>
> > That would be fantastic!
> >
> >
> > On 19 October 2013 23:53, Jacob Clark <iamjacobclark@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hi Noah,
> >>
> >> Thanks for sending these documents over. I will have a read of the
> Release
> >> Procedure article you sent over.
> >>
> >> I'm familiar with Git, so possibly next month I could work with yourself
> >> and Dirkjan to learn the ropes and begin writing up a proposal for a
> >> 'preferred' Git workflow?
> >>
> >> Jacob.
> >>
> >> On 19 Oct 2013, at 22:43, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Here are some wiki pages:
> >>>
> >>> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Merge_Procedure
> >>>
> >>> This page is outdate. Search the mailing lists for "Git workflow" to
> see
> >>> where this conversation went. Basically, we want to document our
> >> preferred
> >>> Git workflow, and how that interfaces with our release process.
> >>>
> >>> This is an active item. We're still looking for someone familiar enough
> >>> with Git, and with the time and patience to document a proposal and
> then
> >>> get the community to rubber stamp it.
> >>>
> >>> Mailing list search:
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
> http://markmail.org/search/?q=list%3Aorg.apache.couchdb.dev+order%3Adate-backward
> >>>
> >>> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Release_Procedure
> >>>
> >>> This is our current release procedure. This is an actively maintained
> >> doc.
> >>> There are actually bits here that are out of ate. But it should give
> you
> >> a
> >>> good idea about what is involved in being a release manager.
> >>>
> >>> I started this too, but it's not got very far:
> >>>
> >>> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Release_Preparation
> >>>
> >>> When we send out the release vote email to get the community to test,
> we
> >>> link them to:
> >>>
> >>> http://wiki.apache.org/couchdb/Test_procedure
> >>>
> >>> This is an current doc.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On 19 October 2013 23:39, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Welcome, Jacob!
> >>>>
> >>>> Me and Dirkjan are the most recent release managers. Perhaps Dirkjan
> can
> >>>> weigh in with some of his outstanding items. I know he was planning
to
> >> do
> >>>> some more automation work.
> >>>>
> >>>> Our current goal is to start each release process one month after the
> >>>> previous release announcement. (Note: the release process itself can
> >> take
> >>>> anywhere from a week to several months, depending on how many bugs we
> >> hit.)
> >>>>
> >>>> We're just wrapping up the 1.5 release, so the next one should be in
a
> >>>> month or so. That would be a great time to work side-by-side with
> >> Dirkjan
> >>>> and me and learn the ropes. We'd like to share the duty of performing
> >>>> releases with as many people as possible.
> >>>>
> >>>> Jan is the guy to speak to about QA. He has a Jenkins setup, but I
> think
> >>>> it needs some work doing before we can use it properly. So perhaps
> that
> >> is
> >>>> something you could help out with! Till might know more.
> >>>>
> >>>> CCed all the people mentioned.
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> On 19 October 2013 23:33, Jacob Clark <iamjacobclark@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> Awesome!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I'd also be interested in helping out with Release Efforts and Q/A,
> are
> >>>>> there any further resources I could get to regarding that?
> >>>>>
> >>>>> The site suggests the ML is the best place to find out, though!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Jacob.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On 19 Oct 2013, at 22:31, Robert Newson <rnewson@apache.org>
wrote:
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> Hi!
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> We maintain a difficulty filter on our jira tickets. Have a
look at
> >>>>> things
> >>>>>> marked Easy to get started. And welcome!
> >>>>>> On 19 Oct 2013 22:28, "Jacob Clark" <iamjacobclark@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Hello all,
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> I'd like to get stuck in contributing to the CouchDB Core/Patching
> >>>>> bugs.
> >>>>>>> Can any seasoned contributors link me up with a random,
> non-assigned,
> >>>>> easy
> >>>>>>> to attack bug that I could get started with?
> >>>>>>>
> >>>>>>> Thanks,
> >>>>>>> Jacob Clark.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> --
> >>>> Noah Slater
> >>>> https://twitter.com/nslater
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Noah Slater
> >>> https://twitter.com/nslater
> >>
> >>
> >
> >
> > --
> > Noah Slater
> > https://twitter.com/nslater
>
>


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Noah Slater
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