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From David Crossley <>
Subject Re: How to apply an update to 0.7
Date Sun, 11 Sep 2005 02:34:00 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> Ferdinand Soethe wrote:
> > 
> >  - QA
> >    Is anybody checking this branch for line ending probems etc before
> >    it is made available for download as a package?
> >    If not what is a foolproof test to check if my line endings are
> >    correct?
> No. But it can be done.
> It is not being released, so no download package.
> People can easily package it themselves, see the
> package instruction in etc/RELESE_PROCESS.txt
> (only need the packaging step).

The main issue is described in that doc. If you are
packaging for a client on a Windows platform,
then do your svn checkout on Windows, otherwise
do it on a unix machine.

> In the past, we have not done releases of a branch
> unless it has been specifically requested. The 0.5.1
> was due to a cocoon issue. So if there are important
> issues then we can do a release. There have been a
> couple of important fixes already.
> How to check the line endings. There is a
> script in the ASF comitters repository
> at the tools directory. Also see the Cocoon page:
> If that doesn't work for you then i will check it.

I just checked and all is well.


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