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From Petteri R├Ąty <betelge...@gentoo.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] new excalibur release
Date Thu, 15 Feb 2007 16:19:19 GMT
Leo Simons wrote:
> Hey Jorg,
> 
> w00t! Good goings! This has been a loooooooong process :-)
> 
> On Feb 14, 2007, at 6:46 PM, Jorg Heymans wrote:
>> The new release of excalibur is long overdue, but finally here it is :
>> http://people.apache.org/~jheymans/excalibur-release.tar.bz2
> ...
>> Also-1: i have provided the release binaries in maven layout. Should
>> we provided other packagings ?
> 
> While I can see how we can live with mostly just having these .jar
> releases these days (as weird as this maven 2 thing still feels to me,
> when I learned release management, installing javadocs offline was still
> important :-)), I do thing we should provide *some* sort of source
> release. Even if its just
> 

Please think of Linux distributions that need source releases to be able
to build their packages. Otherwise we need to package CVS snapshots
that's just useless duplicate work for every distribution.

Regards,
Petteri


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