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From Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hille...@Sun.COM>
Subject Re: Forrest and the Snapshot
Date Fri, 26 May 2006 17:48:36 GMT
Hi Jean,

Thanks for setting my mind at ease. I will revert these files. My 
environment is cygwin on XP.

Cheers,
-Rick

Jean T. Anderson wrote:

>Rick Hillegas wrote:
>  
>
>>I have generated the 10.2 snapshot and wired it into a Derby website on
>>my machine. Now I need to check this in. However, I don't know what to
>>make of the following advice from the snapshot cookbook
>>(http://wiki.apache.org/db-derby/DerbySnapshotOrRelease): "NOTE: you
>>should revert any changed files in build/tmp or build/site/skin." 
>>    
>>
><snip>
>  
>
>>I'm happy to revert these checkouts but I'm a bit flummoxed by the fact
>>that the website cookbook
>>(http://db.apache.org/derby/papers/derby_web.html) doesn't mention the
>>need to revert skin artifacts. What should I do?
>>    
>>
>
>It's a case of dueling operating systems where forrest (incorrectly but
>harmlessly) generates files slightly differently on Windows vs. Unix and
>Mac. I last described the issue here:
>
>http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/db-derby-dev/200602.mbox/%3c43EA3853.7000502@bristowhill.com%3e
>
>Probably the revert wording in DerbySnapshotOrRelease was picked up from
>that post. I've been reverting changes (or trying to revert) because I'm
>the only Linux builder I'm aware of. But in the big web site reorg back
>in April I committed all changes, so this would cause the diffs to show
>up for the next builder on Windows.
>
>In fact, it's actually ok to commit those changes. Diffs will be
>generated for the next person who builds on a different operating system.
>
>I don't feel that I have any better handle on this than when I last
>posted, but I'll check the forrest list for recent activity on the
>topic, then update derby_web.html with what I do know.
>
>Just out of curiosity, what platform are you building on? --You have a
>slightly different list than what I have seen in the past, but I still
>wouldn't worry about it. I'd just go ahead and commit it.
>
> -jean
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>


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