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From Rick Hillegas <rick.hille...@oracle.com>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Use svnpubsub for publishing DB project release artifacts
Date Thu, 27 Mar 2014 19:48:21 GMT
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.


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