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From Craig L Russell <craig.russ...@oracle.com>
Subject [VOTE][RESULT] Use svnpubsub for publishing DB project release artifacts
Date Sat, 05 Apr 2014 17:34:37 GMT
After 10 days, eight in favor, and no votes against, this vote passes.
+1 votes were received from Craig, Greg, Michael, Thomas, Rick, Myrna, Camilla, and Dag.
Next steps:
The current Derby and Torque releases need to be copied to new svn directories under https://dist.apache.org/repos/dist/release/db/
This can be done by anyone in the DB PMC. Infra will then establish the sync to the official
Apache release directory. 
Thanks, everyone.
Craig
On 24.03.14 18:11, 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 L Russell
Architect, Oracle
http://db.apache.org/jdo
408 276-5638 mailto:Craig.Russell@oracle.com
P.S. A good JDO? O, Gasp!


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