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From David Crossley <cross...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [Proposal] Release plan for 0.6
Date Thu, 07 Oct 2004 01:12:01 GMT
Dave Brondsema wrote:
> David Crossley wrote:
<snip/>
> 
> > * How should we test the release tarballs? Each person
> > can do 'build dist' on their own machine and make sure
> > that it unpacks correctly and then test. For example
> > the *.zip on my machine reports problems.
> 
> We should all test from the same .zip and .tar.gz files.  E.g. I 
> generate the .zip on my windows box and upload it somewhere and have 
> everyone test that.  Then that one would be the one we use for the release.
> 
> Or, if we each make one, we should compare md5sums to make sure that 
> we're dealing with exactly the same stuff.  This actually is probably 
> better so we don't have to upload & download the whole thing.

The latter sounds like the way to go. I am reluctant to
place the re-releases into our committer Apache webspace
and ask devs to download from there to test.

<snip/>
> 
> Each dev should sign the .tar.gz and .zip files.  Concatenate all the 
> signatures together into the .asc files used in the release.

Okay.

-- 
David Crossley


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