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From Myrna van Lunteren <m.v.lunte...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Use svnpubsub for publishing DB project release artifacts
Date Thu, 27 Mar 2014 20:03:32 GMT
Sorry, I wasn't paying attention to the address list. To reiterate:

+1 from me, as it will benefit of the entire db project.


On Thu, Mar 27, 2014 at 12:48 PM, Rick Hillegas <rick.hillegas@oracle.com>wrote:

> On 3/27/14 11:33 AM, Rick Hillegas wrote:
>> On 3/24/14 10:11 AM, Craig L Russell wrote:
>>> Hi PMC,
>>> Recently the JDO project set up to use svnpubsub to publish our
>>> releases. We have opened this JIRA to track the request:
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-7320 But because JDO is a
>>> sub-project of db, infra would like to have "all or nothing" for svnpubsub.
>>> This technique is easier and less error-prone than the alternative
>>> (manually copying release artifacts to dist/db via scp). The technique is
>>> described here: http://www.apache.org/dev/release#upload-ci
>>> The impact on Derby is that as part of the migration, a Derby release
>>> manager (actually anyone with commit privs to derby) will have to copy the
>>> release artifacts to the source svnpubsub repository:
>>> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/release/db/derby
>>> Once this is done, infra will synchronize the release/db directory with
>>> Apache's official release directory which is automatically mirrored
>>> worldwide. The downloads page that chooses a mirror will continue to work
>>> exactly as before. There are no other changes to release artifact naming.
>>> To stop mirroring a Derby release, the appropriate directory under
>>> https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/release/db/derby simply needs to be
>>> svn rm'd. The change will automatically propagate to mirrors.
>>> Please vote to adopt this new release process.
>>> Here's my +1
>>> Craig
>>> Craig L Russell
>>> Architect, Oracle
>>> http://db.apache.org/jdo
>>> 408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@oracle.com
>>> P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!
>>>  I am inclined to cast a positive vote. However, first I'd like to hear
>> from Myrna, who is about to produce a Derby release and will be the first
>> Derby release manager affected by this change. I want to make sure that she
>> is comfortable with this change and how it will affect her management of
>> Derby 10.10.2.
>>  Myrna has said +1 on a reply to the derby-dev list. So, I'm fine with
> this.
> +1

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