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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: Release candidate 1 cut
Date Fri, 11 May 2007 15:59:04 GMT
Thomas Dudziak wrote:

> On 5/10/07, Jean T. Anderson <jta@bristowhill.com> wrote:
>> Thomas Dudziak wrote:
>> 1) The distributions aren't signed.
> Yeah, that's because it is not a distribution, it's a special nightly
> build if you want. The final release will of course be signed (I've
> written part of the doc for how to that :-) )

ok, but any build that gets voted on to become a release must have those
signatures (we vote on the actual bits that get released).

>> 2) Are you going to include a src distribution? --It looks like
>> DdlUtils-1.0-RC1.jar just has class files.
> I was not sure about that. Is it common practice ? I probably should,
> I guess ...

from what I've seen, it's more common than not to include a src

>> 3) I don't see a LICENSE or NOTICE file [1].
> There are there (http://svn.apache.org/viewvc/db/ddlutils/trunk/).
> Though I'm slightly confused, do we use txt file extension or not ?

The apply-license.html page says a txt extension is permitted (big
warning: this page isn't in complete sync yet with


In other words, a txt extension isn't necessary. :-)


>> 4) I didn't run RAT, but I did run the insert_license.pl [2] script in
>> the committer's repo in practice mode. Lots of files have the old Apache
>> header in place.
> That's odd. I did a sweep after Cliff announced the new header on the
> legal discuss mailing list. Did it change in the meantime (AL-20a ?)
> Anyway, I wanted to run Robert's tool anyways, so that will be fixed
> then, but thanks spotting this, really odd, I tried to make sure that
> that is already ok.
>> These files are missing the header:
>> ddlutils/src/test-input/test-start.xml, extension=.xml, fileType=xml,
>> Insert new license
>> ddlutils/src/test-input/datamodel.xml, extension=.xml, fileType=xml,
>> Insert new license
>> ddlutils/src/xml/database2ojb.xsl, extension=.xsl, fileType=xml, Insert
>> new license
>> ddlutils/src/java/org/apache/ddlutils/task/VerbosityLevel.java,
>> extension=.java, fileType=C, Insert new license
> Ah, thanks, the license check in the build script probably doesn't
> check them.
>> 5) In DdlUtils-1.0-RC1-doc.zip , the Copyright put into the
>> forrest-generated footers is 2005. Is that correct? Or does the forrest
>> skinconf.xml need to be updated?
> Ups, got to change that
>> that's all I've found so far ....
> thanks a lot, Jean !
> cheers,
> Tom

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