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From "Jean T. Anderson" <...@bristowhill.com>
Subject Re: Question about archiving
Date Mon, 28 Apr 2008 15:38:31 GMT
Dyre.Tjeldvoll@Sun.COM wrote:
> Dyre.Tjeldvoll@Sun.COM writes:
>> Rick Hillegas <Richard.Hillegas@Sun.COM> writes:
>> [snip]
>>>> So no release from 10.0, 10.1 or 10.2, but two from 10.3, and one from 10.4.
>>> This is a bit mysterious to me. Maybe Andrew can shed some light on
>>> this topic.
>>>> The download page already refers to the archive directory for
>>>> so I guess it can be deleted from the mirror directory.   
>>> This sounds right to me.
>>>> But should the dowload page for be changed to refer to the
>>>> archive directory as well?   
>>> Yes please. This is the intention of the following verbiage under step
>>> (2a) in the "After a successful vote" section of the release
>>> instructions:
>>> "Svn delete the cgi script for the previous release. Also, edit its
>>> release page to remove the cgi boilerplate and convert the
>>> distribution links from mirror references to ordinary links. This
>>> means removing the [preferred] tags. To see what this should look
>>> like, look at the release page for an even older release."
>> Yes, I seem to have svn delete'ed the cgi script only in the src
>> directory and not in the build directory... I also removed the CGI
>> boilerplate code, but I seem to have forgotten to remove the [preferred]
>> tags. This means that the dowload link for currently is broken,
>> and cannot be fixed it until svn is back online... 
> I tried to patch
> /www/db.apache.org/derby/releases/release-
> directly. Hopefully the download will start working again when the
> website is rsynced.
> I'll fix it properly once svn is back.
> Sorry about the mess-up :(

no worries, Dyre. As one who has previously broken a download (cough 
cough), I know how you feel, but the most recent ( is 
available, so don't lose any sleep over it!

and thanks for doing this release!

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